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March 9, 2020
 
 
 

New Winship at Midtown facility receives Atlanta Business Chronicle award

The new Winship at Midtown facility, which broke ground in November 2019, was recognized as the Special Use Deal of the Year at the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best in Atlanta Real Estate awards ceremony on March 5. Winship and Emory leaders were on hand to receive the award.
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Coronavirus updates for the Emory community
Emory University and Emory Healthcare are providing updated information to employees, students, and patients through their communications channels. Stay connected to Emory’s plans and guidelines, including travel advisories, links and support resources.
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Website provides HPV info to Georgians
Robert Bednarczyk, PhD and colleagues have launched HPV Cancer Free GA, a new Georgia-specific HPV vaccine education and resource website and social media channels funded by an administrative supplement to Winship’s NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG).
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Shanmugam recognized by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) highlighted Malathy Shanmugam, PhD as a trailblazer at the forefront of finding new treatments and cures for multiple myeloma. Shanmugam received an LLS Translational Research Program Award in 2018.
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Winship team assists Ethiopia’s entry into modern radiation oncology care
Tian Liu, PhD, DABR, Oluwatosin Kayode, CMD, RT, and Sean Dresser, MS, DABMP recently traveled to Ethiopia to assist radiation oncologists at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa in the acceptance testing and commissioning of the country's first modern linear particle accelerator.
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Grossniklaus discusses collaboration on WSBTV
Winship member Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MBA appeared on WSBTV to discuss a collaboration with colleagues at Georgia State University that uses MRI technology for the early detection of cancer.
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Total Cancer Care reaches milestone enrollment
Winship's Total Cancer Care consent team enrolled 7,000 patients in 2019 onto the protocol, which enables Winship and collaborators to study how cancer differs in every patient.
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Patient & Family Advisors hold retreat
Winship Patient & Family Advisors held a retreat on Feb. 28. Highlights included talks from Emory Healthcare leaders and recognition for advisor Bari Ross on her 10 years of service. Pictured: Ross (left) with Arielle Perez, Winship volunteer services coordinator.
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Winship Grand Rounds offers virtual attendance option
Unable to attend Winship Grand Rounds in person? Winship Grand Rounds lectures, held Wednesdays at 7:30am, can be live-streamed using the video conferencing platform Zoom from your computer or mobile device.
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Winship holds melanoma conference
Winship specialists presented practice-changing data during the Winship Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Conference, held March 7 at Emory's Health Sciences Research Building.
 
  
New pharmacy, infusion center opens at Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Winship held an open house on March 5 to celebrate the new ambulatory infusion center and pharmacy at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.
 
 
 
     
 
 
Call for abstracts: Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference
The 10th Annual Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference, co-chaired by Drs. Wilbur Lam and Ann Chahroudi, will be held June 12 at the Georgia Aquarium. Abstract submissions are due March 13.
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Oncology nursing symposium set for March 20-21
The 12th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium, with a keynote talk by Emory Healthcare's Tim Cunningham, DrPH, MSN, RN, will be held March 20-21 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
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Emory Core Day set for March 19
The 2020 Emory Core Day will be held March 19 at the Emory Student Center. Attendees will learn about shared resources and core facilities available to support their research.
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Facebook Live: Colorectal cancer
Winship will host a Facebook Live on March 11 at 3:30pm with Drs. Jennifer Christie and Christina Wu who will discuss colorectal cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
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March 9 - Radiation Oncology Presentation
Jamie Anastas, PhD - "Investigating Chromatin Dependencies in Pediatric High-Grade Glioma"
 
 
 

March 9 - No Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar (Spring Break)
 
 
 

March 10 - Radiation Oncology Chalk Talk
Jamie Anastas, PhD - "Investigating Chromatin Dependencies in Pediatric High-Grade Glioma"
 
 
 

March 11 - Grand Rounds
Richard Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO - "Learning from Every Patient: The ASCO Research Enterprise"
 
 
 

March 12 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Eric R. Carlson, DMD, MD, EdM - "Change the Pathway to Durable Faculty Development"
 
 
 

March 13 - No Elkin Lecture
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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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