When Kenny, an ultra-runner, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, his friends were surprised because they considered him the healthiest guy in the room. See how Kenny finds the strength to go the distance in this PBS Medical Stories episode.
NFL MVP and former Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan interviewed Winship Executive Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, about the vision and plans for Winship at Emory Midtown, scheduled to open in May. The new 17-story oncology center is designed to deliver a unique model of cancer care that places patients at the center of specialized care communities and integrates groundbreaking research into preventions and treatments.
Winship members receive inaugural SOM I3 Core Awards
Seven Winship members were among the 16 inaugural recipients of I3 Synergy Cores Awards from the Emory School of Medicine and Woodruff Health Sciences Center, which provided $148,000 in funding to support researchers’ use of Emory core facilities. Pictured: Winship awardees Melissa Gilbert-Ross, PhD, Dorothy Lerit, PhD, Sarwish Rafiq, PhD, Periasamy Selvaraj, PhD, Hyunsuk Shim, PhD, Jennifer Spangle, PhD, and Lisa Sudmeier, MD, PhD.
Winship member Abeed Sarker, PhD, has received an NIH HEAL Initiative® Director’s Trailblazer Honorable Mention. The awards recognize early- to mid-career HEAL-funded investigators who are applying an innovative approach or creativity in their research or are expanding HEAL research into addressing the pain and opioid crisis in new directions.
Winship hematologist Jason Romancik, MD, spoke with WebMD about caring for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and how targeted therapies and oral medications can control the disease and reduce symptoms.
Members of the Winship Building B renovation team presented on their renovation planning strategies to colleagues at the Society for College and University Planning Southeastern Regional Conference, held in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 8-10. The 23,000 sq. ft., multi-floor wet lab renovation created a “one-stop-shop” shared resource hub and a newly renovated Center for Cancer Immunology. Pictured: Rebecca Ross (EYP/Page Architecture); Julie McDaniel (Emory Planning, Design and Construction); Rebecca Doolittle, (Winship Facilities); and Jeff Smith (Structor Group, Inc.).
Winship's second annual Hematology and Oncology Updates for the Advanced Practice Provider, taking place in person and virtually May 5-6, is designed to provide the latest, evidence-based strategies to optimize care and outcomes for patients with cancer.
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About Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University The coordinating center for cancer research, education and care throughout Emory University and Emory Healthcare, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a prestigious distinction given only to the top 3% of cancer centers nationwide for conducting cancer research, and providing training, that is transforming cancer care, prevention, detection and survivorship.