1006 News Items found

Three Newly Appointed MacArthur 'Geniuses'

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer was interviewed on his research which could provide treatment for Parkinson’s disease....

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015
  • W-NYC The Leonard Lopate Show

Ask a MacArthur Genius: Can Transplanted Brain Cells Cure Parkinson’s?

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer discusses Parkinson’s disease....

  • Monday, October 5, 2015
  • Washington Post

FDA Approves Bristol-Myers’s Yervoy, Opdivo for Treatment of Melanoma

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok was interviewed about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approving the first therapy combining two cutting-edge...

  • Friday, October 2, 2015
  • The Wall Street Journal

Cancer Immunotherapy: The Cutting Edge Gets Sharper

Immunologist Jedd Wolchok was interviewed about why some patients respond better to immunotherapies and why others do not.    ...

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015
  • Scientific American

Is Profit or Innovation Driving the Rising Costs of Drugs?

Epidemiologist Peter Bach discusses what is behind the drug price mayhem and what could be done to stem the rise on PBS NewsHour. ...

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
  • PBS NewsHour

New York Leads the Pack in ‘Geniuses’ as MacArthur Foundation Reveals this Year’s Grant Winners

Developmental biologist Lorenz Studer is one of twenty-four people from the arts and sciences that have won this year’s “genius grant”...

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
  • New York Daily News

Big Change Ahead for Early Breast Cancer Treatment?

Medical oncologist Clifford Hudis discusses a new study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's risk. ...

  • Monday, September 28, 2015
  • Associated Press

Gene Sequencing: A New Facet of Family Medical Discussions

Genetic counselor Margaret Sheen was interviewed about genetic counseling at Memorial Sloan Kettering. ...

  • Sunday, September 27, 2015
  • The Wall Street Journal

New Drugs Prove More Effective in Treatment of Kidney Cancer, Studies Find

Medical oncologist Robert Motzer was interviewed about his research published in the New England Journal of Medicine that found two new drug...

  • Saturday, September 26, 2015
  • The New York Times

Novel Plan to Curb Drug Costs Seeks Candidates' Attention

Epidemiologist Peter Bach was interviewed about curbing drug costs in the Associated Press. ...

  • Saturday, September 19, 2015
  • Associated Press