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Finding

How an Altered Gatekeeping Protein Can Cause Cancer

An MSK study explains how the drug selinexor, which was recently approved to treat multiple myeloma and is being tested in many other tumor types, stops cancer.

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Announcement

GSK Students Receive Fellowships for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Gerstner Sloan Kettering recognizes student research by annually awarding the Grayer Fellowships, the Olayan Fellowship, the Robert B. Catell Fellowship, the Palestin Fellowship, and the Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowships.

Finding

Scientists See Potential in Cellular “Death by Iron” for Cancer Treatment

This form of cell death is called ferroptosis, and certain cancer cells are especially vulnerable to it.

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In the Lab

Science Meets Art to Build a Paintable Diagnostic Test for Cancer

A collaboration between a nanotechnology scientist and a visual artist leads to a promising diagnostic test and a new art form.

Same painting, two wavelengths of a painting in color and black and white.

In The Lab

Researchers Identify a Bacterial Species That Could Protect against Hospital-Acquired Infections

MSK researchers are reporting that a bacterial species called Blautia producta appears to release a substance that kills harmful bacteria.

Microscopy image of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus

Announcement

2019 GSK Chairman’s Prize Lauds Research to Better Understand Reproductive-Cell-Division Process

Learn about the work of Mehmet Erman Karasu, a recent graduate of the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), has been awarded the 2019 Chairman’s Prize.

Mehmet Erman Karasu

In the Lab

How Stem Cells Decide Their Fate

Research in blood stem cells has revealed new information about how these cells decide what to become when they divide.

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In the Lab

“Molecular Origami” Enables Proteins to Serve as Specialized Delivery Vehicles, Study Finds

Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute have identified a fundamentally new type of protein-sorting system in cells.

An illustration of proteins serving as bar-code-reading drones