Research Podcast | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Research Podcast | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's videos feature our leading scientists highlighting the latest advances in biomedical research. Our investigators explain how recent developments in genetics, biology, and other areas of science contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.
Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research 2013: Introduction with Memorial Sloan Kettering’s President and CEO (Part 1 of 4)
Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig B. Thompson encourages high school students to pursue careers in science and introduces three speakers who discuss their inspiration for engaging in cancer research.
Jun 20, 2014
14 min
Video
The Cancer Epigenome: Biology’s New Frontier (Part 2 of 4) 2013
Leukemia expert Omar Abdel-Wahab says new therapies that reverse epigenetics — chemical changes within cells that drive gene expression — are being combined with conventional chemotherapy drugs to silence cancer-causing genes and treat some cancers.
Jun 20, 2014
28 min
Video
Travels on the Bi-Orient Express: Cell Division in Normal Cells and in Cancer (Part 3 of 4) 2013
Cell biologist Emily Foley says that research to understand how chromosomes are distributed during cell division has led to the development of anticancer drugs that prevent errors in this process and ensure genetic stability in cells.
Jun 20, 2014
30 min
Video
Zebrafish Melanoma: From Initiation to Metastasis (Part 4 of 4)
Oncologist and cancer biologist Richard White explains how his research with genetically modified zebrafish, which reproduce quickly and are optically transparent, has shed light on how melanoma and other cancers spread.
Jun 20, 2014
29 min
2012 Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig Thompson along with neuropathologist Jason Huse and immunologist Morgan Huse explain how recent developments contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.
Jun 20, 2014
Video
Which Way Is Up?: How T Cells Adjust Their Orientation to Selectively Mount Immune Responses (Part 3 of 3)
Immunologist Morgan Huse discusses how the orientation of T cells — a type of white blood cell — affects the way they mount an immune response.
Jun 20, 2014
34 min
Video
Seeing Order in Chaos: How Molecular Pathology Facilitates the Personalization of Cancer Treatment (Part 2 of 3) 2012
Neuropathologist Jason Huse discusses personalized medicine and how studying the molecular pathology of patients’ tumors can lead to new therapies.
Jun 20, 2014
31 min
Video
Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research 2012: Discussion with Memorial Sloan Kettering’s President (Part 1 or 3)
Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig B. Thompson welcomes attendees to the seventh annual Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research lecture for high school students and introduces the speakers.
Jun 20, 2014
31 min
Video
2011 Major Trends in Modern Cancer Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering President and CEO Craig Thompson along with cancer biologist Andrea Ventura, molecular biologist Iestyn Whitehouse, and developmental biologist Jennifer Zallen explain how recent developments contribute to better treatments for cancer patients.
Jan 5, 2012
1 hr 50 min
Video
Finding Needles in the Haystack: Making Inroads into the Cancer Genome (Part 3 of 3) 2010
Physician-scientist Timothy A. Chan discusses cancer genomics at the forefront of cancer research and how developments have allowed researchers to discover what goes wrong in cancer faster than and more thoroughly.
Feb 11, 2011
39 min
Video
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