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In the Lab
Computational biologist Quaid Morris
Machine Learning Helps Clarify the Risk Connected to Age-Related Blood Condition
A new study shows how evolution and natural selection influence clonal hematopoiesis, an aging-related blood condition that increases the risk of blood cancer and cardiovascular disease.
MSK scientists Margaret Callahan, Ronglai Shen, and Katherine Panageas
MSK Study Identifies Biomarker That May Help Predict Benefits of Immunotherapy
A blood-based test identifies patients in whom immunotherapy may ‘LAG.’
In the Lab
Scientist Gabriela Chiosis in her lab
Experimental Drug Targets Misbehaving Proteins in Brain Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease
Memorial Sloan Kettering researchers are studying how drugs that reverse malfunctioning proteins may treat disease.
Q&A
Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon Prasad Adusumilli
CAR T Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Treating Mesothelioma
A combination immunotherapy approach using CAR T cells could be an effective new way to treat mesothelioma.
Announcement
Eleven Scientists Join World-Renowned Faculty at Gerstner Sloan Kettering
Meet the 11 new faculty members that have joined the Gerstner Sloan Kettering (GSK) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
MSK radiologist Andreas Wibmer
Brown Fat — Which Warms Babies and Bears — Protects Against Harmful Aspects of Obesity, Study Finds
People with small amounts of brown fat have lower risk of certain obesity-related conditions, according to a retrospective study conducted by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Memorial Sloan Kettering immunologist Frederic Geissmann
Feel the Burn: Researchers Identify Fat Storage Protein That Could Be Key to Alleviating Obesity
Researchers discover how immune cells called macrophages regulate whether fat is stored or burned.
MSK cancer biologist Triparna Sen
MSK Scientists Reveal Biology of Shape-Shifting Lung Cancer
Lung cancer has an uncanny ability to change its identity to resist drugs. Researchers are learning what drives these changes.
Feature
Group photo of researchers Michael Berger, Marc Ladanyi, Dana Tsui, Rose Brannon, Ryma Benayed, Ahmet Zehir, and David Klimstra.
How a Cutting-Edge Liquid Biopsy for Cancer Was Created at MSK
MSK-ACCESS, a blood test that can detect mutations in 129 genes related to cancer, has already helped guide the treatment of more than 2,800 patients at MSK.
In the Lab
Physician-scientist Omar Abdel-Wahab
Research Suggests How Boosting Neoantigens Can Make Immunotherapy More Effective
In mice, drugs that change the way proteins are assembled appear to make checkpoint inhibitor drugs work better.