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June 1, 2020
 
 
 

Corbett goes the extra mile to support young scientists

Anita Corbett, PhD is the inaugural recipient of the Mid-Career Leadership Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). In a profile published on May 26, Corbett discusses her early influences and her passion for increasing diversity and inclusion in science.
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Emory to hold online vigil June 5 to mourn victims of racist violence

Read President Claire E. Sterk's message to the Emory community sent on May 30.
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Final results from GEN501 and SIRIUS trials
Sagar Lonial, MD and colleagues report a pooled, post-hoc analysis of two studies that evaluated daratumumab as monotherapy in patients with heavily pretreated multiple myeloma. The results were published June 1 in The Lancet.
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Study evaluates impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer
Mehmet Asim Bilen, MD, Colleen Lewis, MSN, and collaborators from the COVID-19 & Cancer Consortium evaluated the clinical impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer. Data from the consortium's cohort study were published May 30 in The Lancet.
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Winship clinical advances highlighted at ASCO
More than 50 Winship investigators were part of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)'s virtual meeting, May 29-31. In a webinar on May 29, Drs. Sagar Lonial and Suresh Ramalingam discussed the breadth and depth of Winship-driven research at ASCO and clinical advances helping change the landscape of cancer care.
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Winship radiation oncology experts to host webinar
Drs. Bill Stokes, Kristin Higgins, and Jeff Bradley will discuss advances in radiation oncology during the COVID-19 era in a webinar on June 1 at 5pm. The live, interactive discussion will include updated head and neck cancer guidelines from the American Society for Radiation Oncology and European Society for Radiotherapy.
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Sudmeier receives ASCO Young Investigator Award
Lisa Sudmeier, MD, PhD, a resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology, is the recipient of a 2020 Young Investigator Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. The award will support her research project, "Promoting Tumor-Specific CD8+ T Cell Responses in the Brain."
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Zakka receives ASCO Merit Award
Katerina Mary Zakka, MD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, is the recipient of a 2020 Merit Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. The award recognizes oncology professionals for research advancements within the cancer care community.
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Keilson accepted into Georgia CTSA training program
Jessica Keilson, MD, a surgery resident co-mentored by Drs. Shishir Maithel and Greg Lesinski, has been accepted into the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (CTSA) TL1/MSCR Program. The program includes tuition support for Keilson to obtain a Master of Science in Clinical Research degree from Emory.
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SEASR meeting to feature Winship share resource expertise
The Southeastern Association of Shared Resources (SEASR) will hold a virtual meeting on June 10 to exchange ideas about current and emerging issues. The agenda includes Michael Zwick, PhD, Finesha Colton-Lee, MBA, JM, Pritha Bagchi, PhD, and Lyra Griffiths, PhD as presenters and session moderators.
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June 1 - Webinar
Drs. Bill Stokes, Kristin Higgins, Jeff Bradley - "Advances in Radiation Oncology During the COVID-19 Era (Part 2)"
 
 
 

June 2 - AiR (Advances in Research) Virtual Meeting
Rae Hunter, MS, MAT - "Myeloid Cells Contribute to Early B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Clearance," David Myers, PhD - "Timing Matters! How Platelets Use Timing to Enhance Bulk Clot Contraction"
 
 
 

June 3 - No Grand Rounds
Winship virtual Grands Rounds lectures begin June 10
 
 
 

 
 
 
     
 
 
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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