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Pictured: Jason Lewis, Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis & Daniel Heller
Memorial Sloan Kettering Launches New Center for Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology

The new center brings together scientists and clinicians working in various fields who will use the power of imaging to speed research and innovations in cancer care.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Pictured: Neha Bhagwat
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Successfully Defend Dissertations

Twelve students have successfully defended their dissertations and will receive their PhD degrees at Commencement on May 14.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
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Turning to Bacteria for Cancer Clues

Approaches used for research into the social lives of bacteria can also be used to explore how tumors behave and evolve.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Pictured: Scott Callahan, Ken Marians, Lorenz Studer & Richard White
Second-Year Student Scott Callahan Awarded Melanoma Research Grant

Scott Callahan is the second Gerstner Sloan Kettering student to receive the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation grant, which supports exceptional melanoma research by graduate students.

Monday, April 28, 2014
Pictured: Shefali Krishna & Chong Luo
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Will Hold Its Third Biennial Retreat

GSK’s Third Biennial Retreat, April 25-26, will feature clinician-scientist Todd R. Golub in Skytop, Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Pictured: Craig Thompson & Paul Marks
Memorial Sloan Kettering President Emeritus Paul Marks Publishes Memoir about His Life in Cancer Research

Former leader of Memorial Sloan Kettering Paul Marks gives a compelling view of cancer research and treatment over the past 40 years in On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Not So Fast: Dividing Cells Use a “Speed Limit” to Avoid Genetic Mistakes

The discovery of a molecular process that slows down cell division could provide new understanding about how some cancers develop.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Pictured: Daniel Heller
Tiny Solutions for Big Problems: A Visit to the Lab of Daniel Heller

The research team of chemist and engineer Daniel Heller creates new nanoscale materials that are specially designed to improve biological research or solve clinical problems.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Physician-in-Chief José Baselga Elected President of the American Association for Cancer Research

As leader of the world’s oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research, Dr. Baselga will expand his role in accelerating cancer prevention and discovery.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
What Is Angiogenesis?

Cancer biologist Robert Benezra explains angiogenesis, the process by which new blood vessels form, and how it relates to cancer research.

Thursday, March 13, 2014