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September 28, 2020


The virtual Winship Win the Fight 5K has begun!

Welcome to the virtual Winship Win the Fight 5K! Daily challenges will keep you on your toes, and with a week-long event, there's something new to look forward to each day. There's still time to sign up and support cancer research at Winship.
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Virtual starting line set for 8am on Oct. 3
Tune in Saturday, Oct. 3 at 8am to stream the virtual Winship 5K celebratory ceremony with Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD and special guests to inspire you and get you ready for the virtual starting line.
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A video message from Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan shares a special video message to encourage support for the virtual Winship Win the Fight 5K, and how this year's virtual format makes it easier than ever to participate.
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Emory first in Georgia to offer patients access to new PET/CT scanner
Emory Johns Creek Hospital is the first facility in Georgia to offer patients access to the first mobile, advanced digital positron emission tomography (PET) molecular imaging technology. The uMI 550 is a state-of-the-art digital PET/CT (computed tomography) scanner that delivers faster scan times, reduced radiation doses, and enhanced visualization of small lesions.
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Collaborators receive U01 for HPV vaccine uptake intervention
Winship member James Klosky, PhD, ABPP and University of Alabama, Birmingham professor Wendy Landier, PhD, RN, CRNP are principal investigators of a newly awarded U01 grant from National Cancer Institute. The study will evaluate the effectiveness and implementation of an intervention to increase HPV vaccine uptake among young cancer survivors.
Bhasin to deliver Winship virtual Grand Rounds
Winship virtual Grand Rounds lectures continue via Zoom webinar on Sept. 30 with Manoj Bhasin, PhD, MS who will present, "Single-Cellomics: Unraveling Disease Complexity and Therapeutic Responses, One Cell at a Time." Bhasin is scientific director of Winship's Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Shared Resource.
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Feng to deliver virtual Elkin lecture on cancer metabolism
Winship virtual Elkin lectures continue via Zoom webinar on Oct. 2 with Zhaohui Feng, PhD, professor of radiation oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute. Feng will present, "Tumor Suppressor p53 and its Mutants in Cancer Metabolism." Winship's Elkin Lecture Series is held on Fridays at 12:15pm.
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Call for proposals: AACR basic cancer research fellowship
The AACR-John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation Basic Cancer Research Fellowship provides a two-year grant of $120,000 to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows as they establish successful careers in cancer research. Letters of intent are due Oct. 30.
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Call for proposals: Clinical Scientist Development Award
The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award provides grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. Each award provides up to $495,000 in total funding over three years. Pre-proposals are due Nov. 13
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September 28 - Cancer Biology Seminar (via Zoom)
Adeiye Pilgrim - "Uncovering the molecular mechanisms underlying CNS metastasis in neuroblastoma" & David Weir - "Casp3-deficient cells require fibronectin for protection against autophagy-dependent death"

September 30 - Grand Rounds (via Zoom)
Manoj Bhasin, PhD, MS - "Single-Cellomics: Unraveling Disease Complexity and Therapeutic Responses, One Cell at a Time"

October 1 - Surgical Grand Rounds (via Zoom)
Alexandra Lopez-Aguiar, MD - "Facing Mortality: A Surgeon's Role in Facilitating Shared Decision Making in Advanced Disease"

October 2 - Elkin Lecture (via Zoom)
Zhaohui Feng, PhD - "Tumor Suppressor p53 and its Mutants in Cancer Metabolism"

October 3 - Run/Walk (virtual)
Virtual Winship 5K Celebratory Ceremony

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