Derek Tan: Featured News

SKI scientists David Scheinberg and Derek Tan
Sloan Kettering Institute Scientists Retool CAR T Cells to Serve as ‘Micropharmacies’ for Cancer Drugs
These souped-up versions may help overcome some limitations of existing CAR T cells.
Derek Tan, PhD
Science Spotlight: Experience the Drug Discovery Journey with Derek Tan, PhD
The June 15 edition of “MSK Science Spotlight,” features Derek Tan, PhD discussing “A Drug Discovery Journey from Tuberculosis to Cancer.”
In the Lab
Test tubes and glass vials and beakers sit on a desk in a laboratory.
New Chemical Biology Program Brings Power of Chemistry to Biomedical Research
A new Sloan Kettering Institute program will enhance the use of chemical principles to investigate biological processes.
Pictured: Derek Tan
Taking Clues from Nature for the Development of New Drugs
In this Q&A, Memorial Sloan Kettering chemist Derek Tan discusses why natural products offer inspiration for the development of new drugs.
Derek Tan
At Work: Chemist Derek Tan
Chemist Derek Tan creates small molecules to probe biological processes and investigate new therapeutic targets for cancer.