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In the Clinic

Liquid Biopsy Is Effective at Guiding Treatment of Lung Cancer, Study Finds

The initial results of an ongoing study show that a liquid biopsy has advantages over a tissue biopsy for people with lung cancer.

A tube of blood superimposed on a lung and a DNA helix

In the News

Symposium Celebrates 15 Years of Developmental Biology at the Sloan Kettering Institute

Scientists came to give talks and celebrate the achievements that the program has made under the leadership of Kathryn Anderson.

Male scientist speaking in front of a screen

In the Lab

This Newly Discovered Organelle Is Fierce

It’s not every day that scientists discover a new part of the cell. Two biologists from the Sloan Kettering Institute just did.

3D organelle

Brian Joseph Awarded the 2018 Chairman's Prize

Learn about Gerstner Sloan Kettering (GSK) student Brian Joseph, who has been awarded the Chairman’s Prize for his paper “Short cryptic exons mediate recursive splicing in drosophila.”

  • Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Finding

Adding Low-Dose Radiation Could Make CAR T Therapy More Effective, Study Finds

The treatment combination appears to boost chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells’ ability to kill cancer cells in solid tumors.

Blue cancer cell with a target on it

Q & A

Reflecting on 15 Years of Leadership: An Interview with Outgoing GSK Dean Ken Marians

Meet the man who helped make the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences a reality.

Kenneth Marians and Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

In the News

MSK’s Graduate School Welcomes New Dean, Bids Farewell to Its First

Cell biologist Michael Overholtzer will succeed DNA replication expert Ken Marians.

Molecular biologist Ken Marians and cell biologist Michael Overholtzer

In the News

Former MSK Immunologist James Allison Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

Dr. Allison is being honored for discovering how to take the brakes off cancer-fighting immune cells.

James Allison

8 Gerstner Sloan Kettering Students Receive Fellowships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Every year, the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes student research with fellowship awards based on academic excellence.

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Celebrates Outstanding Undergraduates, Marking the End of the 2018 Summer Research Program

Learn about the aspiring scientists who were celebrated this month for completing a unique summer research program.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2018