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                                            Winship doctoral student wins Marie Curie Award

Winship doctoral student wins Marie Curie Award

Winship cancer biology graduate student Allyson Koyen is the 2018 recipient of the Radiation Research Society's Marie Curie Award for showing the highest potential for successful radiation research.

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                                            Senior residents give parting advice to new interns

Senior residents give parting advice to new interns

Richard Cassidy, MD, and fellow senior residents Jim Zhong, MD, and Jaymin Jhaveri, MD, offer some advice to the incoming interns that will join the department in July 2019.

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                                            Winship Welcomes Katina Wood

Winship Welcomes Katina Wood

Winship welcomes Katina Wood, Administrator and Director of Operations for the Emory Proton Therapy Center.

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                                            Emory Proton Therapy Center passes important milestone

Emory Proton Therapy Center passes important milestone

In April 2018, engineers and technicians at the Emory Proton Therapy Center successfully moved the proton beam from the cyclotron to the first proton therapy treatment room, that will open for patient treatment later this year.

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                                            Winship awards three new endowed chairs

Winship awards three new endowed chairs

Three members of Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology have received endowed chair appointments in recognition and support of their outstanding contributions to cancer research.

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                                            Wang and Dynan to study astronaut health for NASA

Wang and Dynan to study astronaut health for NASA

Ya Wang, MD, PhD and William S. Dynan, PhD, will receive funding from NASA's Human Research Program and the NASA Space Biology Program to study astronaut health and performance during future long-duration missions.

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                                            Targeting cancer by sabotaging the DNA repair seesaw

Targeting cancer by sabotaging the DNA repair seesaw

Winship researchers led by Xingming Deng, MD, PhD, discovered a protein that cancer cells rely on to stave off cell death and also helps them regulate DNA repair.

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                                            Kahn named medical director of radiation oncology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Kahn named medical director of radiation oncology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Winship Cancer Institute has named Shannon Kahn, MD, medical director of radiation oncology at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.

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                                            90-ton cyclotron installed at Emory Proton Therapy Center

90-ton cyclotron installed at Emory Proton Therapy Center

A 90-ton piece of equipment called a cyclotron was delivered and installed Thursday, July 13, at the Emory Proton Therapy Center.

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