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Finding

Many Mutations Detected in Liquid Biopsy Tests Do Not Come from Cancer Cells, an MSK Study Finds

The new findings suggest the need for caution when interpreting the results from these tests.

Pedram Razavi, Jorge Reis-Filho, and Bob Li

In the Lab

One at a Time: New Tool Can Detect Genetic Changes in Thousands of Single Cancer Cells

Developed by scientists at MSK and the University of British Columbia/BC Cancer, the platform provides the deepest look yet into tumor evolution.

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Dinshaw Patel Receives C.C. Tan Life Science International Collaboration Award

The award recognizes his lifetime contributions to the field of life sciences, especially related to the training of Chinese scientists who have returned to faculty positions in China.

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019

In the Lab

Newly Discovered Immune Cell Subtypes Could Shake Up Immunotherapy

Dendritic cells, the guards of the immune system, have a previously unrecognized division of labor.

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Q & A

Meet Maria Jasin, an Award-Winning Biologist Who Studies DNA Repair

Maria Jasin, a member of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Developmental Biology Program, discusses her research.

Michel Talagrand, Maria Jasin, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, and Edward Stone

Announcement

GSK Students Receive Fellowships for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Gerstner Sloan Kettering recognizes student research by annually awarding the Grayer Fellowships, the Olayan Fellowship, the Robert B. Catell Fellowship, the Palestin Fellowship, and the Geoffrey Beene Graduate Student Fellowships.

Finding

Scientists See Potential in Cellular “Death by Iron” for Cancer Treatment

This form of cell death is called ferroptosis, and certain cancer cells are especially vulnerable to it.

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