Pictured: Jedd Wolchok, Alexandra Snyder Charen and Timothy Chan
In the Lab
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, November 20, 2014

In people with melanoma who respond to the drug ipilimumab, certain mutations make tumors more visible to the immune system.

Michel Sadelain and Prasad Adusumilli
Finding
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A study in mouse models suggests how modified T cells may be used to treat tumors in the area just outside the lungs.

Pictured: Experimental Brain Tumor
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, September 18, 2014

Researchers have engineered a gene into therapeutic cells that allows them to turn off tumor growth if some of the cells become cancerous.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
MSK at ASCO
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Our experts offer their perspective in major media outlets on recent research into drug- and cell-based immunotherapies for cancer.

Pictured: Helen McArthur
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The treatment combines a technique called cryoablation, or freezing of the tumor, with an immunotherapy drug.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the News
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Friday, May 2, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Jedd Wolchok describes striking advances in cancer immunotherapy in New York Times and Scientific American.

Pictured: Renier Brentjens, Isabelle Rivière & Michel Sadelain
In the Clinic
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Thursday, February 20, 2014

A new study evaluating a cell-based immune therapy to treat an aggressive type of leukemia — the largest study of its kind to date — reports that 88 percent of patients responded to the treatment.

Pictured: T cells
In the News
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Monday, December 23, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have played a major role in cancer immunotherapy research, named “Breakthrough of the Year” by Science magazine.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok & Richard Carvajal
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Monday, June 3, 2013

Two Memorial Sloan Kettering studies that hold promise for the treatment of advanced uveal (eye) melanoma and advanced skin melanoma are making headlines at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pictured: Jedd Wolchok
In the Clinic
By Media Staff  |  Thursday, April 4, 2013

Early research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering cautions against combining ipilimumab and vemurafenib for the treatment of metastatic melanoma.

Pictured: Isabelle Rivière, Michel Sadelain & Renier Brentjens
In the Clinic
By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have used genetically modified immune cells to eradicate cancer in five patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pictured: ESK1 Monoclonal Antibody
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Scientists from Memorial Sloan Kettering have collaborated on the discovery of a unique monoclonal antibody, called ESK1, that appears to be effective at targeting and destroying several types of cancer cells.

Pictured: Michel Sadelain
In the Lab
By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor  |  Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have reported a new method that could allow the development of more-specific, cell-based therapies for cancer.

Pictured: Ming Li
Q&A
By Eva Kiesler, PhD, Science Writer/Editor  |  Friday, December 14, 2012

Recent findings by Memorial Sloan Kettering immunologists might one day pave the way for new strategies to control a range of diseases, including autoimmune disorders and cancer.

Pictured: Michel Sadelain & Jedd Wolchok
Announcement
By Media Staff  |  Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Physician-scientists Michel Sadelain and Jedd Wolchok have been appointed to a new research team dedicated to investigating ways to harness the immune system to fight cancer.

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