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MSK medical oncologist and breast cancer specialist Sarat Chandarlapaty.
MSK Discovery of ESR1 Gene Mutation Leads to Approval of Breast Cancer Drug Elacestrant
Learn how an MSK lab discovery in 2013 paved the way for the approval of a new breast cancer drug 10 years later.
See Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, the inaugural Chair of the MSK Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Pinpoint Accuracy: How Dr. Elenitoba-Johnson helps lead the diagnosis of cancer at MSK
Learn about Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, who leads teams of Memorial Sloan Kettering experts in interpreting lab tests and diagnosing cancer as the inaugural Chair of the MSK Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He is also a member in the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program.
An MSK scientist peers through a microscope
MSK Research Highlights, April 21, 2023
New MSK research finds adherence is a hurdle for home-based colorectal cancer tests; sheds new light on tumor-associated macrophages in glioblastoma; identifies statins as a promising addition to treatment for HER2-positive gastric cancer; and describes how a new single-cell transcriptome atlas opens the “black box” of early human embryo development.
Marie-Josée Kravis Quantitative Biology Fellows Corey Weistuch and Sneha Mitra
Quantitative Biology Fellowship Targets Cancer With Math and Computer Science
Learn about the Marie-Josée Kravis Fellowship in Quantitative Biology, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that aims to build a new generation of skilled quantitative biologists who specialize in cancer.
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Dr. Karuna Ganesh and Dr. Marcel van den Brink
The Gut Microbiome and Cancer: MSK Researchers Present New Findings
Research led by Josie Robertson Investigator Karuna Ganesh provided clues that microbiomes might explain the increase in colorectal cancer among younger patients.
MSK computational biologist Henry Walch
Why Is Colorectal Cancer in African Americans Hard To Treat? One Reason Is Genetics
African American patients with colorectal cancer are less likely to have tumors that respond well to newer treatments such as targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
MSK medical oncologist and bladder cancer specialist Jonathan Rosenberg
New Metastatic Bladder Cancer Therapy Approved by FDA: Enfortumab Vedotin (Padcev)
A powerful therapy called an antibody-drug conjugate is approved for more people with metastatic bladder cancer.
Mobile Health Unit
Education and Care on Wheels: MSK’s Mobile Health Unit Serves Communities across New York Metro Area
MSK’s Mobile Health Unit provides health education, screening, and navigation services to underserved communities in the New York metro area.
Cassidy Cobbs
Transgender Visibility: Meet MSK Cancer Research Staffer Cassidy Cobbs
Cassidy Cobbs is many things: a valued colleague who works at the Sloan Kettering Institute; a doting parent to a pit bull named Mando; a beloved sibling; and a passionate baseball fan, who memorized the stats of former player, Ryne Sandberg, at the age of 5. What Cassidy is not is someone who identifies as either a man or a woman.
Microscopy image showing a quiescent cluster of lung adenocarcinoma tumor cells with low STING expression.
MSK Scientists Identify Potential New Strategy Against Metastasis
A team of scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute has identified the STING cellular signaling pathway as a key player in keeping dormant cancer cells from progressing into aggressive tumors months, or even years, after they’ve escaped from a primary tumor.