News

An Interview With Simon Powell

Dr. Powell joined Memorial Sloan Kettering in 2008 as Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology with a joint appointment in Sloan Kettering Institute’s Molecular Biology Program.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Eric Holland
Eric Holland and Alexandra Joyner Elected to the Institute of Medicine

Eric C. Holland and Alexandra L. Joyner have been elected members of the Institute of Medicine.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Pictured: Kenneth J. Marians
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Receives Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Initiative

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is one of 23 research institutions to receive a grant as part of HHMI’s Med into Grad Initiative.

Monday, November 30, 2009
Pictured: John Halliday, Neha Bhagwat, Ellen Hukkelhoven, Harold Varmus, & Eric Holland
Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowships Announced

Three second-year students — Neha Bhagwat, John Halliday, and Ellen Hukkelhoven — received Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowships.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Two Grayer Fellows Named

Third-year students Nicholas Gauthier and Karen Hunter have been named the first Grayer Fellows at Gerstner Sloan Kettering.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Charles Sawyers
Charles Sawyers Honored with 2009 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientist Charles L. Sawyers has been named a recipient of the 2009 Lasker~DeBakey Award for Clinical Medical Research.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
An Interview with Neil Lipman

A veterinarian who specializes in animals used in biomedical research, Neil Lipman ensures the welfare of the Center’s research animals.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Aggressive Form of Disease

Results from studies in cell cultures and mouse models suggest that the experimental targeted therapy PU-H71 may be effective against one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Dinshaw Patel (left) and David Allis
Linking Histones and Cancer

Structural biologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are collaborating with biochemists and cell biologists at The Rockefeller University to study how cells read genetic instructions imprinted on histones, DNA’s packaging proteins.

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Researchers Find Genetic Key to Breast Cancer's Ability to Survive and Spread

New research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center sheds light on a genetic function that gives breast cancer cells the ability to survive and spread to the bone years after treatment has been administered.

Monday, July 6, 2009