News

New Technology Will Improve Molecular Testing of Tumors for Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering has made an important step forward in efficiently diagnosing gene mutations in patients’ cancers on an individual basis.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Charles Sawyers
Charles Sawyers Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Charles L. Sawyers, Chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences at the group’s 147th annual meeting in April.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Inaugural Retreat

Gerstner Sloan Kettering held its inaugural retreat, on April 30 and May 1, to foster scientific and personal exchanges between students and faculty.

Saturday, May 15, 2010
Second-Year Students Awarded Fellowships

Two second-year students — Ellen Hukkelhoven and John Halliday — were named Grayer Fellows for the 2010-2011 year.

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Pictured: Cindy Puente
Our First-Year Students

First-year students reflect on the impact of the first-year core curriculum on their careers.

Thursday, April 1, 2010
Pictured: Jeff Smith
Student Receives Predoctoral Traineeship Award

Fourth-year student Jeff Smith received a Breast Cancer Research Program Predoctoral Traineeship Award from the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.

Monday, March 15, 2010
Beyond the Lab

Fostering a rich, supportive, and diverse community in which to study is high on the school’s agenda. Informal fall and winter gatherings promoted and encouraged fellowship among students.

Monday, March 1, 2010
Team Gerstner Sloan Kettering Raises Money for Rare Cancer Research

On Feburary 6, teams of Gerstner Sloan Kettering students and faculty joined 2,500 indoor cyclists from New York and Chicago to raise more than $2.4 million to support rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Saturday, February 20, 2010
Andrea Ventura
An Interview with Andrea Ventura

Cancer biologist Andrea Ventura is the incumbent of a Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair at the Sloan Kettering Institute, he devotes his research to the nascent field of microRNA expression, seeking to understand how these small RNAs act on genes to promote or suppress cancer.

Monday, February 1, 2010
Samuel Singer
Samuel Singer Appointed Service Chief

Samuel Singer has been appointed Chief of the Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service in the Department of Surgery.

Monday, February 1, 2010