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March 1, 2021

Join Winship Cancer Institute for a virtual town hall meeting on March 25 at 5pm. Winship and Emory leaders, including Drs. Jonathan S. Lewin and Adam Marcus, will share updates and a five-year vision for the cancer center. Submit your questions in advance for the Q&A.
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KarMMa investigators publish phase II study results in NEJM
Sagar Lonial, MD and KarMMa study investigators evaluated idecabtagene vicleucel, a B-cell maturation antigen-directed CAR T-cell therapy, for patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. The results of the international phase II clinical trial were published on Feb. 25 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Styblo and Blake to receive Women of Excellence awards
The Emory Center for Women will celebrate the 2021 Women of Excellence Award honorees and their contributions during a virtual ceremony on March 4. Award recipients include Winship members Toncred Styblo, MD (Unsung Heroine) and Sarah Blake, PhD (Award for Excellence in Teaching and Pedagogy).
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New robotic-assisted surgery offered at Midtown

Certain head and neck cancers, along with prostate and other urologic cancers, can now be treated in a less invasive way using new technology during robotic-assisted surgery at Emory University Hospital Midtown. The single-port da Vinci robot is the first of its kind in the metro-Atlanta area and only the second in Georgia.
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Bellamkonda named Emory provost
Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves announced the appointment of biomedical scientist Ravi Bellamkonda as the university’s next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1. Bellamkonda returns to Emory after serving as dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University for five years.
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Georgia partners to host HPV Awareness Day webinar
The Georgia Cancer Control Consortium and HPV Cancer Free Georgia are co-hosting an HPV Awareness Day webinar on March 4. Drs. Robert Bednarczyk and Brian Boyce will present with medical experts, Georgia legislature members, and HPV-associated cancer survivors.
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Multiple myeloma specialists to participate in "Dinner with the Docs"
Winship is teaming up with Patient Power® for a virtual patient education series, “Myeloma Connections: Dinner with the Docs,” on March 8, 10, and 12. Drs. Sagar Lonial, Jonathan Kaufman, Ajay Nooka, and Nisha Joseph will cover questions ranging from new treatment protocols to managing side effects.
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Nduom and Hoang to attend brain tumor community event
Drs. Edjah Nduom and Kimberly Hoang will be in conversation with the Greater Atlanta brain tumor community during a virtual event on March 18 at 7:30pm. The program and live Q&A, hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society, will include discussion of new collaborations and opportunities to transform brain tumor treatment.
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What's new | Flow Cytometry Shared Resource

The Pediatric/Winship Flow Cytometry Core provides cytometry services for the analysis and sorting of cells as well as expert consultation for experimental design and planning. The core offers access to platforms such as the Amnis® ImageStream, which combines the speed and sample size of flow cytometry with the resolution and sensitivity of microscopy in a single instrument. Contact Flow Cytometry to learn more about technology and services to support your research.
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March 1 - Cancer Biology Seminar (virtual)
Raira Ank and Benjamin Babcock

March 2 - Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar (virtual)
Aiming Yu, PhD - "RNA Drugs-An Emerging Class of Medications"

March 2 - Aflac AIR (Advances in Research) Seminar (virtual)
Nicholas Arce, BS - "Force-Dependent Activation and Modulation of von Willebrand Factor" & Emily Legan, BS - “Conformational Dynamics and Mechanoregulation of von Willebrand Factor"

March 3 - No Grand Rounds
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March 4-5 - Georgia CTSA Conference (virtual)
Southeast Regional Clinical and Translational Science Conference

March 4 - Surgical Grand Rounds (virtual)
Olatunji Alese, MD - "Improving Outcomes in Gastric Cancer Management"

March 4 - Radiation Oncology Seminar and Chalk Talk (virtual)
Tracy W. Liu, PhD - "The role of myeloperoxidase from innate immune cells during melanoma development and immune checkpoint therapy"

March 4 - HPV Awareness Day Webinar (virtual)
Georgia's Inaugural HPV Awareness Day Virtual Event

March 4 - SOM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Seminar (virtual)
Drs. Carolyn Meltzer and Sheryl Heron - "Diversity, equity and inclusion: Where are we now?"

March 5 - Elkin Lecture (virtual)
James Basilion, PhD - "Beyond the Cutting Edge"

March 6 - Community Education (virtual)
Educated Patient® Lung Cancer Summit featuring Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD, MSCR

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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METAvivor Grants Program for metastatic breast cancer investigators
LOIs Due: March 2 & 5, 2021

NIH S10 Instrumentation Grant Programs
Applications Due: June 1, 2021

NCI SBIR Innovative Concept Award for small businesses
Applications Due: July 23, 2021

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