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At Work: Anas Younes, Chief of the Lymphoma Service

Medical oncologist Anas Younes leads an ambitious effort to find disease biomarkers that could predict which lymphoma patients will benefit from new targeted therapies.

Pictured: Anas Younes, Chief, Lymphoma Service

Ask the Expert

Are Electronic Cigarettes Safer to Use than Conventional Cigarettes?

Jack Burkhalter, assistant director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Tobacco Treatment Program, talks about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

Pictured: Electronic Cigarette


Innovative Partnership Will Speed Drug Discovery and Development

Memorial Sloan Kettering is joining with two other academic institutions in a pioneering collaboration to speed early-stage drug discoveries into therapies for patients.

Pictured: Laurie Glimcher, Craig Thompson, Marc Tessier-Lavigne & Tadataka Yamada

Ahmet Dogan Named Chief of New Hematopathology Service

Pathologist Ahmet Dogan is Chief of the new Hematopathology Service, which focuses on diseases of the blood and of hematopoietic and lymphoid tissue.

Pictured: Ahmet Dogan, MD, PhD

Ingo Mellinghoff Named Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology

Physician-scientist Ingo Mellinghoff has been appointed the inaugural Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurology.

Pictured: Ingo K. Mellinghoff, MD

Mark Kris Named Lead Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering-IBM Watson Collaboration

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Mark Kris has been named the lead physician for the institution’s IBM Watson collaboration.

Mark Kris

Paul Meyers, Samuel Singer, and Jedd Wolchok Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Memorial Sloan Kettering faculty members — Paul Meyers, Samuel Singer, and Jedd Wolchok — have been named to endowed chairs.

Prolific Partnership Yields Radiation Therapy Advances

A unique alliance of radiation oncologists and medical physicists at Memorial Sloan Kettering has resulted in key advances in radiation therapy.

Pictured: Micheal Zelefsky

In the Clinic

Treating Prostate Cancer with a Missile-Like Delivery of High-Dose Radiation

We offer men with prostate cancer the most advanced radiation therapy approaches for more-personalized and effective care.

Pictured: Michael Zelefsky

In the News

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Challenges to Cancer Drug Pricing Featured in New York Magazine Cover Story

Memorial Sloan Kettering experts question the high cost of cancer drugs in a New York Magazine cover story.

Pictured: Leonard Saltz & Peter Bach