Collaborative Team Advances the Understanding of an Important Activity Inside Cells

A collaborative team of researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering has determined the mechanism for a biological process that plays a key role in regulating cellular behavior.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Eric Pamer (right) and Joao Xavier
Lucille Castori Center for Microbes, Inflammation, and Cancer Established

Memorial Sloan Kettering has created a new multidisciplinary research center that promises to shed light on the role that microbes and the body’s inflammatory and immunological responses to them play in the development of cancer.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
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