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How an Innovative Biomedical Graduate School Empowers Students to Reach Their Potential
Hear from GSK Alumni Lindsey, Prashant, and Theresa, as they share more about their experience and where their careers have taken them.
In the Lab
Physician-scientist Piro Lito
Researchers Uncover New Findings about KRAS, an Important Protein in Cancer
Researchers have taken a closer look at what a protein called KRAS does in normal cells and how certain KRAS mutations lead to for cancer growth.
Justin Perry, PhD
Sloan Kettering Institute’s Justin Perry Honored with Distinguished NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
Justin Perry, PhD, cell biologist and immunologist of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s (MSK) Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) has been named a recipient of the 2021 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award.
Katharine Hsu and Rosa Sottile
Unusual Immune Cell Type Could Be Good Target for Immunotherapy
Part natural killer, part T cell, this hybrid immune cell has a “double sword” for fighting cancer.
Dana Pe'er, PhD
Sloan Kettering Institute’s Dana Pe’er Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Dana Pe’er, PhD, computational biologist and lab head at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s (MSK) Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI), is one of 33 biomedical researchers named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator today.
Announcement
Zhongmin Wang
2021 Chairman’s Prize Honors Research That Paves Way for New Cell-Based Therapies to Treat Autoimmune Diseases and Inflammation
Meet Zhongmin Wang, a fifth-year doctoral student in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), who has been awarded the 2021 Chairman’s Prize.
Man holding an IUD
To Detect Ovarian Cancer Early, Researchers Look to Nanotechnology
Could an implantable IUD help detect cancer early, when it is most curable? Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute are betting yes.
Klavdija Bastl
First-Year Students Bring Enthusiasm and Passion for Science to Innovative PhD Program
Learn about how first-year student get oriented to the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK).
A collage of photos showing a zebrafish with GFP-labeled melanocytes, magnified GFP-labeled melanocytes, and hPSC-derived melanocytes growing in a dish.
Why Are Only Some Cells ‘Competent’ to Form Cancer? MSK Scientists Say Context Is Key
Experiments with zebrafish and human pluripotent stem cells reveal the necessary ingredients, besides genetic mutations, that fuel the development of melanoma.
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.