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Celebrating the 3rd Annual Kravis WiSE Symposium at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The in-person event featured scientific talks from leading women in science, including winners of this year’s Kravis WiSE fellowships.
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At AACR, MSK Researchers Spotlight Health Disparities and Propose Solutions
Topics included more diverse representation in clinical trials, racial disparities in colorectal cancer, and ancestry testing to improve diagnoses.
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Hands, Feet, and Fins: The Connection That Explains Acral Melanoma
Sloan Kettering Institute scientists are using zebrafish to understand human skin cancer that attacks the hands and feet.
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SKI Scientists Determine Structure of a DNA Damage 'First Responder'
The results of this collaborative project overturn some conventional wisdom about how the DNA repair process works.
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SKI Scientists Discover a New Twist on an 80-Year-Old Biochemical Pathway
With the resurgence of interest in cancer metabolism, researchers are coming to realize that there is more to a cell’s biochemistry than once thought.
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GSK Graduate Student Wins Prestigious Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biological Sciences
Paige Arnold, a graduate student in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSK), is one of 13 PhD candidates selected from around the world to receive a Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award for the quality, originality, and significance of their doctoral research.
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The Mystery of Metastasis: Can a Tumor’s Genetic Mutations Predict Whether and Where Cancer Will Spread?
Data from 25,000 patients is helping scientists answer this and many other important questions.
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Sloan Kettering Institute Scientists Retool CAR T Cells to Serve as ‘Micropharmacies’ for Cancer Drugs
These souped-up versions may help overcome some limitations of existing CAR T cells.
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Sloan Kettering Institute Year in Review: 10 Noteworthy Science Breakthroughs of 2021
Take a look back at some of the biggest science stories from this past year.
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SKI Research Reveals New Insights into Immune Response to Viral Infections — Including COVID-19
Research from Sloan Kettering Institute immunologists suggests that the body may mount an immune response to respiratory viruses that lasts longer than previously thought. The discovery could impact the timing of COVID-19 vaccinations.