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A Day in the Life: A Glimpse into the World of Two Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Students

A glimpse into the world of two Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School students.

Sunday, March 1, 2009
The Art and Politics of Science by Harold Varmus Is Published

In February, Harold Varmus’ memoir about his life in science was published.

Sunday, March 1, 2009
Research Shows Cell's Inactive State is Critical for Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment

A new study sheds light on a little understood biological process called quiescence, which enables blood-forming stem cells to exist in a dormant or inactive state in which they are not growing or dividing. According to the study’s findings, researchers identified the genetic pathway used to maintain a cell’s quiescence, a state that allows bone marrow cells to escape the lethal effects of standard cancer treatments.

Friday, January 9, 2009
Starr Cancer Consortium Retreat Promotes Collaboration Among Grant Awardees

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers gathered with scientists from four other institutions at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island in September to present and discuss projects funded by the Starr Cancer Consortium.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Research Provides Information About How Cancer Metastasis Occurs

Investigators at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have found new clues about how metastatic cancer can form long after a primary tumor has been removed.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Monoclonal Antibody Drugs for Cancer Treatment

Therapies designed to target cancer while sparing healthy tissue show benefit, but have not yet reached full potential.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Kathryn Anderson
Kathryn Anderson Elected to the Institute of Medicine

Kathryn V. Anderson has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Harold Varmus
Harold Varmus Awarded Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center President Harold Varmus was awarded the 2008 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research on September 24 in Toronto.

Monday, December 1, 2008
Charles Sawyers
Charles Sawyers Elected to the Institute of Medicine

Charles L. Sawyers has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Monday, December 1, 2008
New Geoffrey Beene Gift to Memorial Sloan Kettering Puts Total Support Over $100 Million

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has announced the gift of a membership interest in Geoffrey Beene, LLC, the company that controls the business and fashion empire created by legendary designer Geoffrey Beene.

Thursday, October 9, 2008