Pictured: Robert Bowman
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
Pictured: Alexander Rudensky
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
Pictured: Tunneling Nanotubes
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
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