Atlantan Bernard “Berny” Gray has created a unique endowment at Winship that addresses an underfunded stage of the research pipeline. The Winship Catalyst Fund will enable Winship researchers to bring promising drugs and treatment strategies from discovery to clinical use.
Winship member Jennifer Stevens, PhD, is one of this year’s recipients of the Albert E. Levy Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. The annual award recognizes the contributions of one junior and one senior Emory faculty member to the advancement of scientific knowledge.
Winship radiologist Christopher P. Ho, MD, associate professor in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, has been named the director of the department’s division of breast imaging.
In this OncLive video, Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship, discusses differences in efficacy data for CDK4/6 inhibitors in the treatment of patients with metastatic hormone receptor (HR)-positive/HER2-negative breast cancer.
In this video, R. Donald Harvey, PharmD, director of Winship’s Phase I Clinical Trials Unit, talks about clinical trials and why they can be an important option for patients with cancer to consider when deciding on a course of action for treatment.
After a car accident, Natalie had a chest X-ray, which revealed she had a rare type of cancer. She had no symptoms. When standard treatments failed, Natalie was referred to a clinical trial. She says the results have been "miraculous."
Head and neck cancer specialists gather for Winship symposium
Course directors Nabil Saba, MD, Mihir R. Patel, MD, Conor Steuer, MD, and William Stokes, MD, were among the 19 faculty who presented at Winship's Updates in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer Symposium at the Emory Conference Center Hotel Center on May 13. The continuing education program explored current treatment paradigms including deintensification and immunotherapy, with sessions focused on oral cavity and larynx cancer.
Winship hosts second annual Hematology and Oncology Updates for the Advanced Practice Provider
Nearly 100 attendees gathered for Winship's second annual Hematology and Oncology Updates for the Advanced Practice Provider at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, May 5-6. The continuing education program offered advanced practice providers the latest, evidence-based strategies to optimize care and outcomes for patients with cancer. Pictured (left to right): planning committee members Greta McClintock, Paige Estep, Farnaz Arabshahi, Camille Usher, Anisha Patel, Somi Bumpers, Danielle Roberts, Lori Little, Evelyn Williams, Ellen Marin, Christin Lee and Alex Palmer.
Winship's Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Program will hold its 2023 retreat in Emory’s Health Sciences Research Building I on June 9, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. With the theme "Boosting Team Science and Maximizing Impact," the retreat will focus on driving collaboration across Winship’s research programs and disease teams to foster new team science, translate discoveries to the clinic and connect research to public health. Keynote speaker Balveen Kaur, PhD, associate research director of the Georgia Cancer Center, will present "Oncolytic HSV Therapy."
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University will host the Biomedical Raman Imaging Symposium in the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Administration Building (WHSCAB) Auditorium, June 25-27. The symposium is geared to those interested in chemical imaging for diagnostics and research and will highlight advances in state-of-the-art Raman imaging spectral analysis.
The 14th Annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium will be held at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort, Aug. 25-26. The symposium will cover some of the latest trends in oncology practice and care, with sessions led by experts in the field. Attendees will be awarded up to 18.0 contact hours by the Emory Nursing Professional Development Center.
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