Vol 1 | Issue 5 | December 2018
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GW Cancer Center Member Y. Tony Yang published a piece in Cancer on the FDA's regulatory shift on consumer tests for cancer risk and the related social and ethical issues associated with such tests.
Last month, the GW Cancer Center hosted Improving Care for Sexual and Gender Minorities: A Symposium for Health Care Professional Students and Faculty . The event highlighted resources for LGBTQ+ health equity.
GW Cancer Center member and SEAS professor Igor Efimov, PhD is set to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors next spring, a prestigious distinction for leaders in academic innovation.
Happy holidays from all of us at the GW Cancer Center! This past year has been a busy and fruitful time, as we have continued building a world-class destination for research, education and care here in D.C. Read about some of the highlights from 2018 in re:discover, our latest magazine issue and stay tuned for even more exciting news and updates in 2019.
WHAT WE'RE READING
The latest cancer news
UPCOMING EVENTS
Mark your calendars


1/16 - How to be Antiracist with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture)


2/22 - Medical Education Grand Rounds: Bridging the Generational Divide in Medical Education

5/3 - Save the Date: Basic Sciences Retreat (details to follow)

RECENT MEMBER AWARDS
Katherine Horton, JD: Crisis Intervention (National League of Cities Institute)

Igor Efimov, PhD: Simulation Guidance of Ablation Therapy for Persistent Atrial Fibrillation (NIH)

Debra Bernat, PhD: Poly-Tobacco Use and Minority Health - Differential Risks, Transitions, and Socio-Environmental Context (NIH)
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Weiqun Peng, PhD: Ezh2 Regulates Physiological and Pathogenic Follicular Helper T Cell Responses (NIH)
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
CTSI at Children's National: Pilot RFAs (LOI due 1/4)




Looking for additional funding opportunities and announcements? Check out the latest Funding Flash or Research Matters .