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March 23, 2020

Winship salutes all of our clinical teams and staff who are working tirelessly to care for our patients and keep them safe. It’s times like these when people show their true character, and we are grateful and proud of our team members. Thank you!

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Lewin shares guidance on virus testing and flattening the curve
Jonathan S. Lewin, MD shares guidance on COVID-19 testing and the importance of self-isolating in an opinion piece published in the AJC on March 18.
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Curran comments on protecting medically vulnerable patients
Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD comments on balancing the risk of pausing cancer treatment against the risk of contracting COVID-19 in an AJC article published on March 19.
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Markers of anal cancer among Atlanta women
Drs. Lisa Flowers, Cecile Lahiri, Minh Ly Nguyen, Marina Mosunjac and colleagues assessed factors associated with anal precancer from the Atlanta Women's Interagency HIV Study cohort. The results were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases on March 3.
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Hunter receives F31 award
Alisha "Rae" Hunter, a PhD student whose advisors are Drs. Christopher Porter and Curtis Henry, has received an F31 award from the National Cancer Institute for her project, "Delineating the role of calcineurin in modulating the immune response in acute lymphoblastic leukemia."
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Emory celebrates medical students on Match Day

Emory University School of Medicine celebrated a virtual Match Day on March 20. At noon Eastern Time, medical seniors across the country learned the institutions where they will continue their training after graduation. Students, faculty, and supporters shared reactions and congratulations on social media.
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Physicians: Vote in the US News 'Best Hospitals' survey
The U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals survey is open now through March 31. Eligible Doximity members can complete the survey by logging in to or the Doximity mobile app.
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Quave and Kucuk discuss soy and cancer prevention
Winship members Cassandra Quave, PhD and Omer Kucuk, MD explore the therapeutic value of soy-based foods and supplements in the March 17 episode of Quave’s podcast, Foodie Pharmacology.
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Virtual dissertation defense: Brian Pedro
Brian Pedro, an MD/PhD student in the Cancer Biology Graduate Program, will present "Defining the clinical and biological relevance of leader and follower cell mutations in collective cancer invasion" on March 24 at 2pm via Zoom.
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Virtual dissertation defense: Mwangala Akamandisa
Mwangala Akamandisa, a PhD student in the Cancer Biology Graduate Program, will present "Mechanisms of mutated PPM1D in pediatric brain tumorigenesis" on March 26 at 11am via Zoom.
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March 23 - Cancer Biology Graduate Student Seminar (via Zoom)
James Ackley, Gianna Branella, and Joseph Yoon

March 23 - Canceled: Lung Cancer SPORE Meeting

March 24 - Dissertation Defense (via Zoom)
Brian Pedro - "Defining the clinical and biological relevance of leader and follower cell mutations in collective cancer invasion"

March 25 - No Grand Rounds

March 26 - Dissertation Defense (via Zoom)
Mwangala Akamandisa - "Mechanisms of mutated PPM1D in pediatric brain tumorigenesis"

March 26 - No Surgical Grand Rounds

March 27 - No Elkin Lecture

Winship Federal Grant Stream
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