New Online Search Tool Helps Scientists Explore Genes in Medical Literature
Computational biology researchers today announced a new Internet tool for the exploration of the scientific literature in medicine and biology. The freely accessible iHOP service provides fast, accurate, comprehensive, and up-to-date summary information on more than 80,000 biological molecules by automatically extracting key sentences from millions of PubMed documents when a search is requested.
Thursday, December 7, 2006
Ludwig Fund Gives $120 Million for Cancer Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is one of six leading institutions that will share in a $120 million gift from a foundation created by American billionaire Daniel K. Ludwig.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
The Starr Foundation Launches Multi-Institutional Cancer Consortium
The Starr Foundation today announced that it has made a $100 million grant to create a wide-ranging cancer consortium to coordinate the efforts of five internationally renowned research institutions in the fight against cancer. Joining this ambitious undertaking are The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College.
Thursday, September 21, 2006
New Milestones in Cancer Research and Education at Memorial Sloan Kettering
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) is now poised to take greater advantage of a new era in cancer research and education with the opening of a state-of-the-art research center, the establishment of a new graduate school, and the founding of a novel research program in human oncology.
Monday, September 18, 2006
New Stem Cell Research Grants Announced
The Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Initiative, comprised of three leading New York City biomedical research institutions — Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, and Weill Medical College of Cornell University — has announced the first wave of stem cell research projects to be funded through a $50 million gift from The Starr Foundation.
Monday, July 31, 2006
Chemist Samuel Danishefsky Wins Trio of Awards
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center chemist Samuel J. Danishefsky will be honored with three major awards this spring. Dr. Danishefsky is the incumbent of a Eugene W. Kettering Chair and a member of the Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program in the Sloan Kettering Institute.
Monday, April 10, 2006
Joan Massagué Wins Vilcek Prize
The inaugural Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Research has been awarded by The Vilcek Foundation to Joan Massagué, Chairman of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Cancer Biology and Genetics Program.
Monday, April 10, 2006