Memorial Sloan-Kettering

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center identified clinically actionable germline mutations in 8.5 percent of about 2,700 unselected lung cancer patients.

Over to You

A Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center VP is giving the institute $1.4 million he made from representing it on a biotech board, the New York Times and ProPublica report.

Researchers find that fecal microbiome transplants restore gut bacteria in cancer patients who underwent antibiotic treatment for a stem cell transplant.

Closely Intertwined

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The tool, called Cerebro, significantly outperformed other publicly available methods, including in the less-trafficked areas of the genome that are now relevant for TMB immunotherapy prediction.

MSKCC investigators showed that truncated mRNAs can inactivate tumor suppressor genes, fueling cancer development even without the presence of DNA mutations.

In a pair of commentaries, researchers critique last year's paper reporting the use of CRISPR/Cas9 to correct a mutation in viable human embryos.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: structural variants affecting regulatory loci in prostate cancer, immune features in the breast cancer microenvironment, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.