For Medical Students: 2012 Sample Projects

Summer research projects reflect a broad-based perspective on the entire research cycle from discovery to development to delivery of care. Project areas include laboratory bench research, clinical research, biostatistics and epidemiology among others.

  • Feasibility of Patient Self-Reporting of Symptoms from Home during Chemotherapy
  • Tumor suppressor PTPRD suppresses colony formation in glioblastoma cell lines
  • Characterization and clinical outcome of KIT mutant melanoma.
  • Distinct Response to RXRG Ligands in Retinoblastoma and KRAS Mutant Cancers
  • Neurologic complications in the pediatric cancer population: the Memorial Sloan Kettering experience 2011-2012
  • Measuring real-time decision making about sun protection
  • Role of Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Pathologic evaluation of a novel split-dose FDG PET-CT guided Technique, as an image surrogate biomarker of complete Percutaneous thermal ablation of hepatic metastases
  • The use of PET imaging in the diagnosis and management of primary bone tumors