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Grégoire Altan-Bonnet
Two Young Investigators Named to New Bristol-Myers Squibb/James D. Robinson III Junior Faculty Chairs

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Boards of Overseers and Managers have announced the creation of the Bristol-Myers Squibb/James D. Robinson III Junior Faculty Chairs and have named the first two incumbents: Sloan Kettering Institute’s Grégoire Altan-Bonnet and Songhai Shi.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Jennifer A. Zallen
Jennifer Zallen Selected as Early Career Scientist By Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Jennifer A. Zallen, a member of the Developmental Biology Program in the Sloan Kettering Institute, has been selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as an Early Career Scientist.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Memorial Sloan Kettering Investigator Named Dream Team Leader by Stand Up To Cancer

Charles Sawyers, MD, Director of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been named a “Dream Team” leader by Stand Up To Cancer and will co-lead a collaborative team that will receive $15 million to study targeted therapies to treat women’s cancers.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Picture: Joan Massagué
Genes Found to Play a Role in Breast Cancer's Spread to the Brain

New research led by investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center identifies three genes that specifically mediate the metastasis, or spread, of breast cancer to the brain and illuminates the mechanisms by which this spread occurs.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
The Geoffrey Beene Translational Oncology Core Facility

Using genetic tests to provide a prognosis and tailor treatment is becoming the standard of care for patients with a few forms of cancer.

Friday, May 1, 2009
David A. Scheinberg
David Scheinberg Elected to the Association of American Physicians

David A. Scheinberg has been elected a member of the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP).

Friday, May 1, 2009
Charles L. Sawyers
Charles Sawyers Awarded Landon Prize

Charles L. Sawyers, Chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, has been awarded the 2009 Dorothy P. Landon Prize for Translational Cancer Research from the American Association for Cancer Research.

Friday, May 1, 2009
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Cancer Biologist Joan Massagué Honored on Two Continents

Joan Massagué, Chair of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program in the Sloan Kettering Institute, has been named the recipient of two prestigious awards.

Friday, May 1, 2009
Drug Shows Activity in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

A new multi-center study shows that an experimental drug lowers prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels - a marker for tumor growth - in men with advanced prostate cancer for whom traditional treatment options have failed.

Thursday, April 9, 2009
Michel Sadelain
Investigators Harness microRNAs for Therapeutic Cell Engineering

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center investigators have found a new technique to control gene expression in mice.

Sunday, March 1, 2009