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Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Siddhartha Mukherjee Addresses 2013 Graduates

Physician-scientist Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, spoke to 2013 graduates of the “tenderness and tension” inherent in scientific discovery.

Pictured: Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Pigment-Producing Skin Cells Generated Using Stem Cell Technology

Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers have developed innovative ways to study some skin diseases, including melanoma skin cancer.

Pictured: Melanocytes

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Samuel and May Rudin Awards Recognize Nursing Excellence at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Six nursing staff members were honored at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8.

Honor

Structural Biologist Christopher Lima Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Dr. Lima is one of 27 biomedical researchers in the country being named an HHMI investigator today. This elite group of scientists will receive approximately $150 million over the next five years.

Pictured: Christopher Lima

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Physicians and Scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Pioneer the Development of Kidney Cancer Treatments

Our experts have participated in or led the development of five of the seven drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for patients with advanced kidney cancer since 2005.

Pictured: Robert Motzer & Suzanne Gornell

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Experts Discuss Awake Surgery for Brain Tumors

For some patients with brain tumors involving regions of the brain related to speech or movement, surgery is performed while the patient is awake, which can improve the procedure’s safety and effectiveness.

Pictured: Viviane Tabar

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Office of Diversity Programs Presents a Cancer Health and Wellness Seminar

More than 100 people participated in a community-based cancer health and wellness seminar sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs as part of National Minority Cancer Awareness Month.

Pictured: Health & Wellness Seminar Speakers

In the Lab

Large Genetic Study Could Improve Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

An analysis of endometrial cancers reveals genetic information that should improve diagnosis and guide treatments for women with an aggressive form of the disease.

Pictured: Douglas Levine

In the Lab

Research Suggests a New Approach for Overcoming Resistance to a Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Research suggests that a new drug could be effective in patients with prostate cancer who develop resistance to the targeted therapy enzalutamide.

Pictured: Charles Sawyers

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At Work: Physician-Scientist Liang Deng

Physician-scientist Liang Deng cares for patients with melanoma and other skin cancers, and also conducts innovative research on poxviruses.

Pictured: Liang Deng