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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.
Q&A
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.
Event
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.
In the Lab
X and Y chromosomes in mice
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (Especially for Sex Chromosomes)
One’s big, one’s small. Somehow, they make it work.
Feature
Two gloved hands opening a drawer in a laboratory.
Double Trouble: Researchers Find Many Cancers Carry Two Mutations in the Same Gene
Discovery reveals that the genetic causes of cancer may be more complicated than previously thought.
In Brief
A fluorescent image of cells undergoing differentiation in a mouse model.
Cancer Stem Cells’ Reliance on a Key Amino Acid Could Be an Exploitable Weakness
The discovery links metabolism to the way cancer stem cells form tumors.

Nobel Laureate James Allison to Speak at Virtual Commencement as GSK Awards Doctorates to Eight Students

Learn about the eight students who successfully defended their dissertations and will be awarded PhD degrees during the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences commencement ceremony on May 27.

  • Friday, May 22, 2020
In the Lab
Chromosomes from a human male
How Small Chromosomes Compete with Big Ones for a Cell’s Attention
During meiosis, small chromosomes risk being lost in the shuffle. Here’s how they hold their own.
In the Lab
Fluorescent image of mouse prostate gland
New Discovery Explains How the Prostate Gland Regenerates Itself
Androgen-deprivation therapy, a mainstay of prostate cancer treatment, may give prostate cells new growth abilities, scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering have found.

Two Sloan Kettering Institute Scientists Elected to Esteemed National Academy of Sciences

Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020