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At Work: Physician-Scientist Ping Chi

Dr. Chi, a physician-scientist and member of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, studies genetic and epigenetic changes that cause cancer.

Friday, November 2, 2012
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Pioneering Cancer Research Complex Nears Completion

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s new research complex contains more than 100 laboratories, nearly doubling the space we dedicate to research to better understand and treat cancer.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Investigators Synthesize Vital Biological Molecule Erythropoietin for the First Time

Researchers have produced a fully synthetic, functional version of erythropoietin, the hormone that controls production of red blood cells.

Monday, October 8, 2012
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Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Receive Kirschstein Awards

Four students have been awarded 2012 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards from the National Cancer Institute.

Monday, October 1, 2012
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Alexander Rudensky Appointed Immunology Program Chair

Dr. Rudensky studies the development of white blood cells called T lymphocytes, which participate in the immune system response to infection. He joined the Sloan Kettering Institute in 2009.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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Tunneling Nanotubes Connect Cancer Cells

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have discovered a way that cancer cells may be able to exchange information by establishing long bridges between cells called tunneling nanotubes.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Two Memorial Sloan Kettering Studies Focus on Role of Antibiotics in Stem Cell Transplantation

Researchers examined how changes in the microbiota may make patients more susceptible to severe infections and other complications.

Thursday, September 13, 2012
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Gerster Sloan Kettering Graduate School Awards Fellowships

Gerstner Sloan Kettering student research has been recognized with the Grayer Fellowships, the Catell Fellowship, the Olayan Fellowship, the Palestin Fellowship, and the Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowship.

Friday, September 7, 2012
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Researchers Discover Why Some Leukemia Drugs Are Not Sufficiently Effective

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have found why certain drugs are not sufficiently effective in treating leukemias called myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
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Researchers Shed Light on Why Some Breast Cancers Spread to the Lungs

A new Memorial Sloan Kettering study has identified one of the proteins fueling the spread of some breast cancers, and researchers hope their findings will lead to the development of new diagnostic tools and drugs.

Friday, August 24, 2012