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Our 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program Begins

The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Summer Undergraduate Research Program has welcomed 24 students to Sloan Kettering Institute labs for a ten-week course of study mentored by GSK faculty.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Researchers Reveal How Tumors Manipulate Certain Immune Cells to Their Own Advantage

Researchers are exploring a mysterious population of immune cells that live within tumors and can help the cancer grow and spread.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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At Work: Physician-Scientist David Solit

David Solit, Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, discusses how working with cancer patients drives him to develop more-effective, personalized cancer treatments.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Celebrates at Convocation and Commencement Ceremony

Degrees were presented and awards were given at the 35th annual ceremony held on May 14.

Friday, May 23, 2014
Pictured: José Baselga, Agnès Viale,  Michael Berger & David Solit
Bold Initiative to Transform Cancer Care Established with a $100 Million Gift

With the creation of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering sets out to deliver on the promise of personalized medicine by creating better treatment options for all people with cancer.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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What Is Apoptosis?

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer explains apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death that can lead to cancer when it doesn’t function properly.

Friday, May 16, 2014
Pictured: Jason Lewis, Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis & Daniel Heller
Memorial Sloan Kettering Launches New Center for Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology

The new center brings together scientists and clinicians working in various fields who will use the power of imaging to speed research and innovations in cancer care.

Monday, May 12, 2014
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Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Successfully Defend Dissertations

Twelve students have successfully defended their dissertations and will receive their PhD degrees at Commencement on May 14.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Pictured: Macrophage & Tumor Cells
Turning to Bacteria for Cancer Clues

Approaches used for research into the social lives of bacteria can also be used to explore how tumors behave and evolve.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Pictured: Scott Callahan, Ken Marians, Lorenz Studer & Richard White
Second-Year Student Scott Callahan Awarded Melanoma Research Grant

Scott Callahan is the second Gerstner Sloan Kettering student to receive the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation grant, which supports exceptional melanoma research by graduate students.

Monday, April 28, 2014