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In the Lab
Two abstract paintings, one in color and one in black and white.
Science Meets Art to Build a Paintable Diagnostic Test for Cancer
A collaboration between a nanotechnology scientist and a visual artist leads to a promising diagnostic test and a new art form.
Finding
Alex Kentsis in his lab
Research Uncovers the Genetic Causes of Aggressive Leukemia in Children
Researchers have found that the genetic changes that cause pediatric leukemia are different from those that lead to leukemia in adults.
In the Clinic
Man and woman in white lab coats looking at test tubes
Single-Cell Analysis Enables Researchers to Understand the Differences within Tumors
Scientists are decoding the genetic changes that drive individual cancer cells. This may help them develop more-effective targeted therapies.
In the Clinic
Microscopic view of blood cells from bone marrow in a case of acute myeloid leukemia
New Research Shows AML Is Not One Disease, But 11 or More
Learn how researchers plan to use new genetic information about acute myeloid leukemia to tailor treatments.
Announcement
Christina Leslie and John Petrini
Expanding the Impact of Precision Medicine to Fuel Discoveries
MSK’s Functional Genomics Initiative will enable basic scientists to take full advantage of the massive amount of data produced by tumor sequencing.
In the Clinic
Pictured: Serge Lyashchenko
How Our New Particle Accelerator Will Make Cancer Imaging and Treatment More Precise
The launch of a 20-ton instrument and a facility for producing radioactive imaging molecules will allow our doctors and scientists to monitor cancers in unparalleled detail.
In the Lab
Pictured: Jan Grimm
Spongelike Particles Show Promise for Delivering Drugs to Tumors
Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are investigating the use of tiny particles that behave like sponges to take in drugs and deliver them to tumors.
In the Lab
Pictured: Daniel Thorek & Jan Grimm
Faster than the Speed of Light: New Imaging Approach Could Measure Tumor Activity
A new imaging approach being investigated by Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers could provide better information about a tumor’s molecular activity, allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.