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
Pictured: Marta Kovatcheva & Andrew Koff
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
Pictured: Ross Levine
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
Pictured: Filippo Giancotti
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
Pictured: Alexandria Miller
Alexandria Miller Awarded Chairman’s Prize

Sixth-year graduate student Alexandria Miller was awarded the Chairman’s Prize for her first-author paper accepted for publication in the January 28, 2012 issue of Science.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Graduate School Launches Redesigned Website

The Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has redesigned its website to enhance the experience of current and prospective students.

Monday, July 23, 2012
Pictured: Joao Xavier and Eric Pamer
Two Memorial Sloan Kettering Studies Focus on Role of Antibiotics in Stem Cell Transplantation

New studies investigate how the use of antibiotics affects the balance of both harmful and beneficial bacteria in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Pictured: Joan Massagué
Study Links Cancer’s Ability to Spread with Chemotherapy Resistance

A team of investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering has shown for the first time that tumor growth, metastasis, and chemotherapy resistance are connected to the same molecular changes inside breast cancer cells.

Friday, July 6, 2012
Pictured: Douglas Levine and Petar Jelinic
New Web Tool Helps Researchers Explore How the Genome Changes in Cancer

Memorial Sloan Kettering investigators hope their new web tool will improve the accessibility of large-scale genome-sequencing information for cancer researchers everywhere, and accelerate research and therapeutic discovery.

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Pictured: Nikola Pavletich and Alexander Rudensky
Two Memorial Sloan Kettering Investigators Named to National Academy of Sciences

Structural Biology Program Chair Nikola P. Pavletich and immunologist Alexander Y. Rudensky have received one of the highest honors given to scientists working in the United States.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012