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MSK molecular geneticist Elli Papaemmanuil.
Large International Study Pinpoints Impact of TP53 Gene Mutations on Blood Cancer Severity
Having two mutated copies of the TP53 gene — as opposed to a single mutated copy — is associated with worse outcomes in a blood cancer called myelodysplastic syndrome, according to a new study led by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

2020 GSK Chairman’s Prize Recognizes Research Exploring New Immunotherapy Approach for Age-Related Inflammatory Diseases

Meet Corina Amor Vegas, a fourth-year student in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), who has been awarded the 2020 Chairman’s Prize.

  • Friday, July 31, 2020
Charles Sawyers in his lab
A New Approach in Prostate Cancer: Targeting the Cells Surrounding the Tumor
Scientists have found a protein that empowers prostate tumors to resist hormone therapy.
MSK physician-scientists Michael Glickman and Gil Redelman-Sidi
The ABCs of BCG: Oldest Approved Immunotherapy Gets New Explanation
BCG has been used to treat bladder cancer for more than 30 years. Scientists are still learning how it works.
In the Lab
An illustration of sugar being sprinkled on a cancer cell.
Just Add Sugar: How a Protein’s Small Change Leads to Big Trouble for Cells
A study from investigators in the Sloan Kettering Institute uncovers the details of how a key protein called GRP94 becomes disrupted, leading to cancer and other diseases.
In the Lab
Confocal microscopy image of a female fruit fly brain.
How Fruit Flies Know When They've Mated
Research from investigators at the Sloan Kettering Institute shows how a brain circuit controls mating behavior in fruit flies.
In the Lab
CT scan showing lymphoma in the abdomen between the liver and the gallbladder.
A Metabolic Enzyme Drives Lymphoma and Is a Potential Drug Target
New research from Sloan Kettering Institute investigators pinpoints altered cell metabolism as a cause of B cell lymphoma.
In the Lab
Fluorescent image of CAR T cells in mouse liver fibrosis
A New Target for CAR T Cells: Senescence-Related Diseases
From atherosclerosis and diabetes to liver fibrosis and osteoarthritis, senescent cells are at the root of many debilitating diseases. Scientists increasingly have them in the crosshairs.
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Mohita Tagore, a postdoctoral fellow in the Sloan Kettering Institute
Meet Mohita Tagore, Winner of a Kravis WiSE Postdoctoral Fellowship
Dr. Tagore is a postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer Biology and Genetics Program at the Sloan Kettering Institute studying cell communication in cancer.
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MSK leadership on the stage in the Zuckerman Research Center auditorium.
MSK’s Virtual Convocation and Commencement Honors Graduates and Award Winners
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s 41st annual ceremony recognized graduates and award winners with an online event.