MSK is now offering COVID-19 vaccine to patients age 70 and over who live in New York State and are in active treatment with MSK on or after 1/1/20. Supply is limited. Please do not call your doctor about getting vaccinated. We will contact you directly. 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.