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  • "The boundaries between the clinical, research, and training missions of the Department of Surgery of the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA, are permeable and fluid. The seamless blend of these three commitments is encouraged and facilitated by the department's culture and has direct benefit to our patients, faculty, trainees, and staff." MORE»»

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Rob Allen, Laura Cochran, and the Emory Transplant Center recently celebrated Mr. Allen and Ms. Cochran's 10th year of being diabetes free following a novel transplant of donor pancreatic islet cells. "I feel free. I feel normal," says Ms. Cochran. FULL STORY

Under the newly formed Congenital Heart Center of Georgia (CHCG), the cardiac team at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Sibley Heart Center will collaborate with Emory's Adult Congenital Heart Center team to assist their patients with congenital heart defects (CHD) in making seamless transitions from pediatric to adult care. Dr. Brian Kogon will co-direct the CHCG with Dr. Wendy Book and Dr. Robert Campbell. FULL STORY

Dr. Charles Staley, chief of the Emory division of surgical oncology, will serve as Co-PI of the Winship Cancer Institute location of the NCI's new National Clinical Trials Network with Emory medical oncology chief Dr. Suresh Ramalingam and Emory radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Beitler. FULL STORY