MSK is offering COVID-19 vaccines to our patients 16 and over, who live, work or study in New York State. For people ages 16 and 17, a parent or guardian must call their doctor’s office. Eligible patients over 18 can use this link to schedule a vaccination. For additional information, Read more
Our theme is vitamin A in human and animal physiology. We pursue the hypothesis that vitamin A plays essential roles in signal transduction, distinct from the function of the two principal biological derivatives of vitamin A: retinoic acid in transcription and retinaldehyde in vision. The fundamental importance of vitamin A in physiology is best exemplified in mitochondria where vitamin A is a co-regulator of energy homeostasis.