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A Look Inside the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

Watch our scientists discuss how the Geoffrey Beene Center helped Memorial Sloan Kettering establish a progressive approach to modern cancer research.

Friday, July 19, 2013
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2013 Academic Convocation and Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School Commencement

Honors were conferred, PhD degrees were awarded, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author addressed the graduates at the May 10 ceremony.

Monday, July 8, 2013
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At Work: Computational Biologist Christina Leslie

Christina Leslie develops computational and statistical methods to study gene expression in normal cells and in cancer cells.

Friday, June 28, 2013
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A Recently Revealed Protein Structure Creates New Opportunities for Cancer Research and Drug Design

In an eagerly awaited study, Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers report on the molecular structure of mTOR, a protein commonly mutated in cancer.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Investigators Sequence the Genome of a Rare Head and Neck Cancer

Investigators have sequenced the genome of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare and deadly head and neck cancer. The work sets the stage for the sequencing of additional rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Friday, May 24, 2013
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Siddhartha Mukherjee Addresses 2013 Graduates

Physician-scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, spoke to 2013 graduates of the “tenderness and tension” inherent in scientific discovery.

Friday, May 17, 2013
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Pigment-Producing Skin Cells Generated Using Stem Cell Technology

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed innovative ways to study some skin diseases, including melanoma skin cancer.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Structural Biologist Christopher Lima Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Dr. Lima is one of 27 biomedical researchers in the country being named an HHMI investigator today. This elite group of scientists will receive approximately $150 million over the next five years.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
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Research Suggests a New Approach for Overcoming Resistance to a Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Research suggests that a new drug could be effective in patients with prostate cancer who develop resistance to the targeted therapy enzalutamide.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Successfully Defend Dissertations

Six students have successfully defended their dissertations and will receive their PhD degrees at Commencement on May 10.

Monday, April 29, 2013