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July 6, 2020
 
 
 

Winship physicians featured in annual 'Top Doctors' list

Nearly half of the physicians recognized in the 2020 'Top Doctors' issue of Atlanta magazine are physicians within Emory Healthcare, Emory Healthcare Network, Emory medical staff, or faculty of Emory University School of Medicine. More than 60 of the physicians on the list are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients at Winship.
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McBride receives U01 for ovarian cancer intervention
Colleen McBride, PhD has received a U01 grant from the National Cancer Institute to collaborate on a scalable, message-based outreach intervention to reach ovarian cancer survivors and close relatives at elevated risk. The project, which could be expanded to other states and other heritable cancers, is a partnership with the Georgia Cancer Registry and community cancer organizations in the state.
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Atlanta researchers collaborate on NIH exercise study
Eric Ortlund, PhD and Georgia Tech’s Facundo Fernández, PhD are principal investigators for the Atlanta-based research group participating in the NIH-funded Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC). The multi-institutional study will collect and turn data from nearly 2,600 volunteers into comprehensive maps of the molecular changes in the body due to exercise.
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Shared Resource Spotlight: Biostatistics

Winship's 11 shared resources offer advanced technologies and services to support cancer researchers. The Biostatistics Shared Resource provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary collaboration in the design and analysis of clinical, preclinical, basic science, and epidemiologic investigations as well as experiments that involve data from high throughput technologies.
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Mascaro receives K01 for compassion meditation study
Jennifer Mascaro, PhD has received a K01 award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health to support an evidence-based compassion meditation program for patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplants. This bedside intervention, which will be delivered by hospital chaplains, seeks to reduce depression and improve quality of life during cancer treatment.
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Shaib to deliver Winship virtual Grand Rounds on July 8
Winship virtual Grand Rounds continues on July 8 with Walid Shaib, MD, who will present, "An Update on Pancreatic Cancer Novelties and Treatment Modalities." Winship Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays from 7:30 - 8:30am. Attendees can participate via Zoom webinar and sign a virtual attendance list to receive continuing medical education (CME) credit.
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Winship names Elkin Fellows and Rochfort Scholars

Ten Winship trainees in hematology and medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgery, and neurosurgery are recipients of this year's Nell W. and William Simpson Elkin Fellowship and Chester Rochfort Scholarship. Each award comes with an endowment of up to $35,000 to help cover salary, laboratory costs, and other research-related expenses.
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New fellows and residents begin training at Winship

Every July, Winship welcomes a new class of radiation oncology residents and hematology/oncology fellows who are ready to further their careers by training at Winship. Each specialty provides trainees the tools they need to become leaders in their respective fields.
 
 
 
     
 
 
The Emory Department of Radiation Oncology offers residency programs for physicians and medical physicists. Meet the new class of physician residents (from left): Drs. Naba Ali, Joshua Lorenz, and Jacob Wynne.
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Meet the new class of fellows from the Emory Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology (clockwise from top left): Drs. Elizabeth Sakach, Sandra Kang, Ralph Millett, Deepthi Kodali, Jeffrey Aldrich, and Rami Atallah.
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New pharmacy and infusion center open ahead of major hospital expansion

Winship at Emory Johns Creek Hospital recently opened a new, state-of-the-art infusion pharmacy and expanded the infusion center to better serve patients. The expansion continues: Emory Johns Creek Hospital broke ground on its $30 million expansion project that will add three new floors to the existing four-story building in Physician’s Plaza as well as a dedicated Winship entrance.
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July 8 - Grand Rounds (via Zoom)
Walid Shaib, MD - "An Update on Pancreatic Cancer Novelties and Treatment Modalities"
 
 
 

July 9 - Surgical Grand Rounds (via Zoom)
A. Alfred Chahine, MD - "Resilience"
 
 
 

July 9 - Cancer Immunology (CI) Program Meeting (via Zoom)
Rafi Ahmed, PhD - "T Cell Lifestyle in Cancer: Implications for Immunotherapy"
 
 
 

July 9 - Student Research Symposium (via Zoom)
Virtual Symposium Part 1: Winship Summer Scholars Research Program
 
 
 

July 10 - Student Research Symposium (via Zoom)
Virtual Symposium Part 2: Winship Summer Scholars Research Program
 
 
 

 
 
 
     
 
 
Winship Federal Grant Stream
Winship's Federal Grant Stream provides a daily updated list of cancer-related funding from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies.
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Non-Federal Funding Opportunities
View a selection of Winship pilot grants, institutional awards, and external funding sources and learn how to apply.
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