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GSK Students Win Grants to Fund Innovative Cancer Research

Two outstanding graduate students from the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK) have been awarded federal funding to pursue promising cancer research.

In the Lab

Stem Cells Stay “Young” on a Fat-Free Diet

Researchers have discovered a simple way to keep stem cells in a more flexible state for research and potential treatments.

 Colored scanning electron micrograph of a clump of pluripotent stem cells.

In the Lab

Researchers Unravel the Biology of a Distinct Prostate Cancer Subtype

Mutations in a gene called FOXA1 are responsible for a distinct class of prostate cancer tumors, MSK researchers have found.

MSK cancer researchers Elizabeth Adams, Charles Sawyers, and Rohit Bose

In The Lab

Ro Versus Musashi: How One Molecule Can Turn Cancer Cells Back to Normal

Researchers identify a compound that appears to eliminate tumor cells in a dish and in mice.

An illustration of a samurai and a crab.

In the Lab

Checkpoint Challenge: When Releasing Immune Cell Brakes Is Not Enough to Stop Cancer

Scientists have learned that cutting a T cell’s brakes can have unexpected consequences.

Immune cells surrounding a cancer cell

In The Lab

Computational “Hive Mind” Helps Scientists Solve an Enzyme’s Cryptic Movements

The breakthrough gives an unprecedented look at the varied and shifting poses of a protein in action.

Two clusters of colored blobs with a diagram in the middle

Event

Convocation and Commencement Ceremony Celebrates Scientists and Scholars from MSK and Beyond

Scientists and scholars received degrees and awards at MSK's 40th annual ceremony, held on May 29.

The GSK class of 2019

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduates the Largest Group of Doctoral Students in Its 15-Year History

Learn about 14 students who will receive doctoral degrees from the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at MSK.

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Q & A

Steering Cancer Cells Back to Normal: 8 Questions with Kristian Helin

Learn about Kristian Helin, the new Chair of the Cell Biology Program at the Sloan Kettering Institute and Director of the Center for Epigenetics Research at MSK.

Kristian Helin in his laboratory

Feature

How Do Immune Cells Kill Their Prey?

When an immune cell faces a foe, it has more than chemical weapons at its disposal.

An illustration of an immune cell killing a cancer cell, and a snake attacking a mouse