Ephraim Casper, MD, has been appointed Medical Director for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network, comprised of six outpatient suburban locations — three on Long Island; two in Westchester County, New York; and one in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to experts led by Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Richard O’Reilly.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is proud and honored to announce it has been named the number one hospital for cancer care in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report in its annual listing of Best Hospitals.
New research from Memorial Sloan Kettering highlighted in advance of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology demonstrates the powerful clinical benefit of giving patients a drug that targets the molecular abnormality driving the growth of advanced pigmented villonodular synovitis, a rare and debilitating joint disease.
Three winners of the first-ever Breakthrough Prizes — Charles L. Sawyers, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Cornelia I. Bargmann, PhD, of the Rockefeller University; and Lewis C. Cantley, PhD, of Weill Cornell Medical College — have committed a portion of their Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences award to establish a new annual prize for promising postdoctoral trainees.