Winship head and neck surgeon Mihir R. Patel, MD, is one of the thousands of participants who will lace up their running shoes for the Winship 5K on Saturday, Oct. 7. Patel shares why it’s more than just a race to him, but a tribute to the patient who first inspired him to run.
Winship member Andrew L. Hong, MD
, is the contact principal investigator for a new Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research X01 grant from the National Institutes of Health. The project, a collaboration with investigators from seven U.S. institutions, will explore how germline changes associated with predisposition syndromes relate to the developing kidney or structural birth defects, in addition to the development of kidney cancer, which may inform future prevention strategies, risk stratification and therapeutic target identification.
The Winship Town Hall on Sept. 19 featured updates from Winship and Emory Healthcare leaders, with topics including the alignment of cancer care and research across Emory Healthcare, ensuring quality of care and highlights from the first 100 days of operations at Winship at Emory Midtown.
Join the Integrated Cellular Imaging Core for a 3i Lattice Light Sheet Seminar in Winship’s John. H. Kauffman Auditorium or via Zoom on Oct. 3, 10-11a.m. Learn about the light sheet designed for biologists who wish to capture in-vivo cellular biology in the fastest, gentlest and most efficient way possible.
Join the Winship Immune Monitoring Shared Resource on Oct. 10 for a lunch and training session with the Cytobank team in Emory Clinic Building B. The half-day training session is free and open to anyone who would like to learn more about the cloud-based data analysis platform Cytobank and associated services from the Winship Immune Monitoring Shared Resource.
The 12th Annual Winship Cancer Institute Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium will be held at Winship at Emory Midtown on Saturday, Oct. 14. The symposium will feature an expert review of the latest procedures, technology and medical treatments; a review of national guidelines; and case-based discussions incorporating multidisciplinary care approaches, novel, recently FDA-approved drugs and clinical trial eligibility.
The Emory Integrated Genomics Core and Emory Integrated Computational Core will host a single cell genomics data analysis workshop on Oct. 18, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., in the Health Sciences Research Building I Auditorium. The workshop will explore a set of neutrophil data using 10X Cloud Analysis, Cell Ranger and Loupe Browser.
The 2023 BRIDGE Community Forum will be held in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building on Saturday, Oct. 21. The forum aims to foster collaboration, inspire innovation and empower communities to ensure a future free of disparities in breast cancer.
Join the Morningside Center for Innovative and Affordable Medicine on Oct. 25, 3-5:30 p.m. in the John H. Kauffman Auditorium to learn more about current research related to improving medical outcomes using repurposed drugs and nutraceuticals, especially in cancer. The symposium will highlight the impact of Morningside Center’s funded projects across Emory and introduce new initiatives and funding opportunities.
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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.