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In the Clinic
Memorial Sloan Kettering structural biologist Christopher Lima and physician-scientist Michael Glickman
MSK Antibody Test Will Aid Understanding of Immune Response to COVID-19 Virus
An antibody test developed at MSK could shed light on the immune response to the COVID-19 virus.
Regulatory proteins (gold balls) bind to enhancer regions (light blue) and promoter regions (pink) of DNA to form clusters that enable transcription (purple).
Going the Distance: How DNA Enhancers Communicate with Their Target Genes
Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute are learning how far-flung regions of genes connect to start the process of making proteins.
Pathologist Matthew Hanna in front of a microscope
Innovation Changes the Way MSK’s Pathology Team Cares for Patients during COVID-19 Pandemic
Collaboration leads to a new digital pathology tool that allows some doctors to diagnose patient tumors from home.
In the Clinic
Piro Lito, Bob Li, and Neal Rosen in the lab
Promising Results from the First-Ever Trial of a Drug that Blocks Cancer Gene KRAS
The drug, sotorasib, is targeted against a cancer-causing protein that has long been considered an “undruggable” target.
ESMO 2020
MSK Experts Featured at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020
MSK physicians and scientists are involved in notable research to be presented during the virtual meeting.
Nurse practitioner Emily Sarro helps coordinate care for patients in MSK’s Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA at MSK) program.
Empowering Adolescents and Young Adults: The AYA at MSK Program
Cancer is tough, no matter the age. But adolescents and young adults with cancer face a whole host of unique challenges, including delayed diagnoses. MSK created an Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA at MSK) program which unites experts across 16 specialties.
Social Distancing
5 Simple Ways for Older Adults to Stay Connected During Social Distancing
Restrictions due to COVID-19 are leaving many feeling isolated or lonely. MSK Psychologist Kelly Trevino, PhD, shares simple ways to find meaning and stay connected during this time.
MSK medical oncologist Robert Motzer
“Deep Dive” into Biology of Kidney Tumors Identifies Markers of Response to Immunotherapy
A study of nearly 900 kidney cancer tumors has identified previously unknown biomarkers that correlate with better treatment responses to immunotherapy and targeted therapy.
In the Lab
Scanning electron microscope image of a breast cancer cell.
Mutations in the Same Gene Create Different Paths to Breast Cancer Drug Resistance
A new finding provides insight into how breast cancer develops resistance to aromatase inhibitors.
Article
An illustration of a beta-amyloid plaque among the neurons in a brain.
MSK Study Links Inflammation to Alzheimer’s Disease Development
An enzyme that contributes to plaque formation in the brain also serves as a first line of defense against bacteria and viruses, suggesting a link between the two.