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Three GSK students in a classroom
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate Students Receive 2023-2024 Fellowships
Seven GSK PhD students were awarded nine competitive fellowships from prestigious external agencies such as the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Science Foundation (NSF).
Chi Nguyen
2023 GSK Chairman’s Prize Recognizes Chi Nguyen, Research on Gut Health
The 2023 GSK Chairman’s Prize recognizes Chi Nguyen for research on gut health.
Back row from left to right: Zongmin Wang, Miguel Miranda-Román, Stella Paffenholz, Anton Dobrin, Bradley Benjamin, Caroline Gleason, Paige Arnold, and Mollie Chipman. Front row, from left to right: Yasemin Kaygusuz, Maria Sirenko, Buren Li, Tingxu Chen, Nayan Jain, Florisela Herrejon Chavez, and Adele Whaley.
MSK’s 2023 Commencement Celebrates Largest Class in History and Honors Award Winners
MSK's 44th annual Academic Convocation and Commencement celebrated the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences class of 2023, honored students graduating from the Sloan Kettering Division of the Weill Cornell Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and recognized winners of several awards and fellowships.
Dr. Michael Overholtzer
17 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Will Graduate This Year
Seventeen scientists are poised to receive their PhD degrees from the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Their years of dedication and training will be recognized on May 17, 2023, as part of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 44th annual academic convocation.
A GSK student and faculty member discuss a research image displayed on a screen
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate Students Receive 2022–2023 Fellowships
Every year, the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK) awards fellowships to students who show promise in their scientific endeavors at GSK.
Paige Arnold working in a lab
2022 GSK Chairman’s Prize Celebrates Research That Sheds Light on Cellular Metabolic Processes
Paige Arnold, who will graduate from the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK) next spring, has been awarded the 2022 Chairman’s Prize. The competitive award is presented annually and was established by GSK’s Board of Trustees Chair Emeritus Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., for whom the school is named.
pancreatic surgeon and K12 alum Vinod Balachandran
MSK Program Prepares Clinicians for Careers in Translational Cancer Research
In the past 30 years, major strides have been made in translational medicine — the bridge that shepherds research findings from the lab to clinical practice. Researchers, physicians, and other specialists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have played a major role in these successes, as they work together with the common goal of using their discoveries to create new treatments for people with cancer.
MSK pathologist Natasha Rekhtman and physician-scientist Charles Rudin
MSK Scientists Identify Rare (Rb-Proficient) Subtype of Small Cell Lung Cancer
Unlike most small cell lung cancer tumors, these retain a normal copy of a protein called RB.
MSK molecular geneticist Elli Papaemmanouil
Improved Scoring System for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Could Help Doctors Tailor Treatment
The revised scoring system incorporates molecular information related to 31 genes to help predict risk.
Side-by-side headshots of scientists Christopher Lima and Rhyan Puno
With Cryo-EM, SKI Scientists Determine Structure of Key Factor in RNA Quality Control
Called NEXT, the factor plays an important role in handing over RNA to the exosome for destruction.