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November 9, 2020

Symposium to focus on cancer outcomes disparities in Georgia

The virtual Winship Scientific Symposium, "Addressing Disparities in Cancer Outcomes in Georgia," will be held over two half days on Nov. 16 and 17. The free, virtual event will feature keynote talks from Drs. Otis Brawley and Kevin Ward and more than a dozen speakers, breakout session leaders, and panelists.
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Winship to host interactive career development panel
In conjunction with the Winship Scientific Symposium, Winship will host a virtual career development panel on Nov. 17 geared toward students and trainees. Panelists are Drs. Lawrence Boise, Kristin Higgins, Timothy L. Lash, Adam Marcus, and Jessica Wells.
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Lonial receives Giants of Cancer Care honor
Sagar Lonial, MD was honored with an OncLive Giants of Cancer Care® award during a virtual ceremony held on Nov. 5. The award celebrates pioneers, innovators, and leaders who have been selected by their peers for their achievements in oncology research and clinical practice.
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Owonikoko on ballot in ASCO election
Eligible members of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) can help elect Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, MSCR to the ASCO Board of Directors. Voting closes on Dec. 8.
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Gullatte re-elected to American Academy of Nursing board
Mary Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN has been elected to a second term on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Nursing.
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SITC meeting to highlight Winship research
Winship research will be featured in more than a dozen lead-author posters at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Annual Meeting, taking place virtually Nov. 11-14. Chrystal Paulos, PhD will deliver a pre-conference program talk on Nov. 10 titled, “Be all that you can B: Imprinting an Antitumor T cell Army."
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Emory to host International Chemical Biology Society virtual meeting
Organized by Winship and Emory investigators, the 2020 International Chemical Biology Society Conference will be held as a virtual event, Nov. 11-13. Drs. Huw Davies and Monika Raj will chair the session, "Chemical technologies to promote drug discovery."
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Winship celebrates Women Who Curie

In honor of Marie Curie's birthday on Nov. 7, Winship celebrated #WomenWhoCurie: radiation oncology physicians and residents who provide outstanding patient care, continue to improve therapies through research, and train the next generation of women in the field. Pictured (clockwise from top left): Drs. Lisa Sudmeier; Sheela Hanasoge; Naba Ali and Sarah Westergaard; Tonya Echols and Heather Gatcombe; Shannon Kahn; and Kristin Higgins.
Haumschild honored as Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under Forty
Ryan Haumschild, PharmD, MS, MBA was named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under Forty. Haumschild was celebrated with fellow honorees at a virtual awards event on Nov. 5.
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Winship intranet officially launches
The Winship intranet is a valuable tool for faculty and staff to collaborate and access community content. Log in with your Emory University or Emory Healthcare credentials to access templates, logos, policy documents, HR forms, work-from-home resources, and more.
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EIGC offers promotion for genome editing
For a limited time only, the Emory Integrated Genomics Core (EIGC), in partnership with Synthego, is offering a promotion on genome editing services in five select cell lines: A549, HEK293/T, U2OS and HeLa.
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Winship Adopt-A-Family Program goes virtual
For this year's Winship Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program, donors can shop from a patient's online wish list and have gifts shipped directly to the recipient. Sign up today to help a patient in need with their holiday.
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Loo to deliver Winship virtual Grand Rounds
Winship virtual Grand Rounds lectures continue on Nov. 11 with Stanford's Billy Loo, MD, PhD, DABR. Loo will present, "Biology and Path to Clinical Translation of FLASH Radiation Therapy."
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Zong to deliver virtual Elkin Lecture
Winship virtual Elkin lectures continue on Nov. 13 with Wei-Xing Zong, PhD, MS of Rutgers. Zong will present, "Metabolism in Cancer Development and Therapy: From Carbon to Nitrogen."
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November 9 - Cancer Biology Seminar (virtual)
Alyssa Duffy - "Investigating the role of B cells in autoimmune toxicities following checkpoint blockade" & Yijian Fan - "Developing distant metastasis models of LKB1-mutant lung cancer"

November 10 - ARC (Aflac Research Conference) (virtual)
James Klosky, PhD, ABPP - "Provider-Focused Intervention for Maximizing HPV Vaccine Uptake among Pediatric Survivors of Childhood Cancer"

November 11 - Grand Rounds (virtual)
Billy Loo, MD, PhD, DABR - "Biology and Path to Clinical Translation of FLASH Radiation Therapy"

November 11 - APP Updates in Oncology
Olatunji Alese, MD - "Gastric Cancer"

November 12 - Surgical Grand Rounds (virtual)
Manu Sancheti, MD - "Robotic Thoracic Surgery: Past, Present, Future"

November 12 - Cancer Immunology (CI) Program Meeting
Edmund Waller, MD, PhD, FACP - "VIP: a targetable immune check-point pathway in cancer"

November 13 - Elkin Lecture (virtual)
Wei-Xing Zong, PhD, MS - "Metabolism in Cancer Development and Therapy: From Carbon to Nitrogen"

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
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