2011 Emory Surgery Newsletter

Emory Surgery–December 16, 2011

Contents:

• Transplant protocol induces immune cells to switch sides
• Coulter BME Program pairs Emory faculty with student teams for device design
• Two studies conclude that racial inequalities exist for children with kidney disease
• Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Lab finds that garlic oil could deliver protection to the heart
• Emory Ventricular Assist Device Program implants its 100th VAD
• Dr. Cendales recognized as "Personaje Destacado del Ano"
• Upcoming events

Emory Surgery–November 17, 2011

Contents:

• Dr. Gabram named new Surgeon-in-Chief of Grady Memorial Hospital
• Expanded Trauma Center at Grady increases efficiency and accessibility
• FDA approves innovative valve for treatment of aortic stenosis
• The Joint Commission certifies VAD program
• Dramatic parent-to-child transplant at CHOA
• Dr. Roser receives 2011 AAOMS Humanitarian Award
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–October 19, 2011

Contents:

• Emory Surgery's research status in FY2011
• New study will explore far-from equilibrium physics to predict critical physiology
• Funding opportunities
• New arrival: Dr. Yazan Duwaryi
• Save the date: Emory Surgery
• ACS Reception
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–September 14, 2011

Contents:

• Dr. William Wood retires, or does he?
• Cardiothoracic surgery program at ARMC receives 3-star rating
• Dr. Gillespie PI on Winship Cancer Institute and Northside Hospital breast cancer disparities grant
• New islet transplant protocol at Emory
• Faculty awards, appointments, and achievements
• New arrival: Rachel Patzer
• Winship Cancer Institute to hold 5K run to support cancer research
• Save the date: Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–August 10, 2011

Contents:

• Emory Surgery Clerkship receives high ratings from medical students
• Lynda Watts retires
• New research awards: Andrew Adams, Muralidhar Padala and Lily Yang
• International Aortic Summit unites world leaders in aortic surgery
• Emory team competes in Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon
• New arrivals
• Save the date: Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–July 7, 2011

Contents:

• Shift in general surgery residency leadership
• FDA approves new antirejection drug for kidney transplant recipients
• Dr. Halkos receives NHLBI K-23 award
• New arrivals
• In brief
• Save the date: Emory Surgery
• ACS Reception
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–June 9, 2011

Contents:

• Beloved Emory plastic surgery pioneer Dr. Maurice Jurkiewicz, 1923-2011
• Study concludes that exercise protects the heart via nitric oxide
• Triple kidney donation at Emory exemplifies generosity of donors
• 10th Annual Emory Surgery Research Day
• Chiefs' Banquet Highlights
• Residency/Fellowship Transitions
• Welcome our new staff
• Save the date: Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Upcoming

Emory Surgery–May 5, 2011

Contents:

• Acute and Critical Care Surgery improves emergency services at EUH
• Surgery Research Administration Team members receive cRAE Certification
• Two exciting visiting professorships this month
• In brief
• Save the date: Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–April 1, 2011

Contents:

• Dr. Cendales helms the first hand transplant in the Southeast
• Congratulations to Emory's first hand transplant team for their inspiring camaraderie & exceptional results!
• Dr. David Kooby and colleagues perform successful robotic pancreatectomies
• Dr. Buchman’s pursuit of predictive health
• $5 million Glenn gift to Winship includes benefits for Dr. Gabram’s breast cancer treatment and research efforts
• Save the date: Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–February 25, 2011

Contents:

• Successful living kidney donation from baseball coach to player goes global
• Dr. Thourani and colleagues’ start-up company designs new cardiac surgery device and receives honors
• Dr. Carlson and Dr. Wood co-author editorial accompanying paradigm-shifting lymph node study
• Faculty awards and recognition
• Save the dates: J.D. Martin Reception and Emory Surgery ACS Reception
• Events calendar

Emory Surgery–January 28, 2011

Contents:

• Dr. Kamal Mansour receives STSA Inspiration Award
• Dr. Linda Cendales: Microsurgical Techniques and Skills Training Course plus School of Medicine “Women First” Honoree
• Article in World Journal of Surgery precursor to Emory Global Surgery Program
• Dr. Sweeney Co-PI on NIH grant to study hospital discharge decision-making
• Events calendar

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