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Cell Therapy Shows Remarkable Ability to Eradicate Cancer in Clinical Study

The largest clinical study ever conducted to date of patients with advanced leukemia found that 88 percent achieved complete remissions after being treated with genetically modified versions of their own immune cells.

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Research Links Obesity to Poor Survival in Tongue Cancer Patients

A collaborative effort among cancer experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College has yielded an interesting association: Obesity prior to diagnosis is associated with a five-fold increase in the risk of death from early-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Newly Engineered Monoclonal Antibody Shows Promise, Moves toward Clinical Testing

Memorial Sloan Kettering and Eureka Therapeutics recently entered into a licensing agreement with Novartis to develop a unique monoclonal antibody.

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Shares $540 Million in New Funding From Ludwig Cancer Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, along with five other elite academic institutions, will share an unprecedented total of $540 million in new financial support from Ludwig Cancer Research.

  • Monday, January 6, 2014

Foundation Medicine Launches FoundationOne™ Heme, Developed in Collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

FoundationOne Heme was developed using technology, methods and computational algorithms developed by Foundation Medicine, combined with Memorial Sloan Kettering’s deep and vast expertise in clinical and laboratory research into hematologic malignancies.

  • Saturday, December 7, 2013

Accomplished Scientist and Entrepreneur Selected to Lead Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute

Michael A. Foley, PhD, has been selected to lead the Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc., a pioneering collaboration of Weill Cornell Medical College, The Rockefeller University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • Thursday, December 5, 2013

Cancer Biologist Joan Massagué Named Director of the Sloan Kettering Institute

Renowned cancer biologist Joan Massagué, PhD, has been named Director of the Sloan Kettering Institute, one of the most dynamic and robust cancer research programs in the United States, and the research arm of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • Monday, November 25, 2013

New Position Created to Oversee Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Regional Care Network and Alliance

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has announced the appointment of surgical oncologist Richard Barakat to the new position of Deputy Physician-in-Chief for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Care Network and Alliance.

  • Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. Launched by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College, and Partnership Formed with Takeda

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College have formed the pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. and have partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd.

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Three Young Investigators Named Winners of Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has named three investigators as recipients of this year’s Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research.

  • Monday, September 23, 2013