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In the Lab

Imaging Technique Combines Light and Sound to Monitor Drug Response

A new imaging approach involving lasers and sound waves produces high-resolution pictures of tumor blood vessels.

Medical image showing vasculature of colon tumor in mice.

In the Lab

Researchers Discover Stem Cells That May Drive Aggressive Behavior in Glioblastoma

Researchers have discovered uncanny similarities between cells found in brain tumors and a type of stem cell that’s important for building the brain during fetal development.

black and white image of cells under a microscope

In the Lab

Shape-Shifting Stem Cells Are Key to Cancer Metastasis and Immune Evasion

By assuming primitive regenerative identities, cancer cells gain the adaptability they need to establish tumors in new parts of the body.

An illustration of lung develop alongside tumor evolution

Finding

Study Reveals a New Way That Stress and Aging Lead to Alzheimer’s

A targeted approach being developed to treat certain cancers may also be effective for Alzheimer’s disease.

An illustration of a magnifying glass over a brain.

Feature

Researchers Find that Vitamin B6 Contributes to Survival of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells

This research marks the first time researchers have found a connection between vitamin B6 and cancer.

Cancer biologist Scott Lowe at a white board

In the Lab

What Does Cancer Metastasis Have to Do with Wound Healing? More than You Might Think

Scientists are learning that — in a literal sense — metastasis is wound healing gone wrong.

Graphical representation of cells leaking into bloodstream

In the Lab

Mind the Gap: Scientists Learn How Cells Make and Repair Tight Connections

New findings from researchers at the Sloan Kettering Institute provide insight into a fundamental biological process called the epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

Epithelial cells

Q&A

Peering at Biological Molecules: A Conversation with Structural Biology Chair Christopher Lima

Seeing Biological Molecules at the Atomic Level: At Work with Christopher Lima, Structural Biology Chair.

Structural biologist Christopher Lima

Michel Sadelain Awarded 2019 Inserm International Prize

Dr. Sadelain received the award for his research on chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) and their use in providing tailored cancer treatment to patients.

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019