Cancer Vaxxer: A Profile of Miriam Merad
The Mount Sinai oncologist studies innate immune cells with the goal of designing novel immunotherapies, including cancer vaccines.
Cancer Vaxxer: A Profile of Miriam Merad
Cancer Vaxxer: A Profile of Miriam Merad

The Mount Sinai oncologist studies innate immune cells with the goal of designing novel immunotherapies, including cancer vaccines.

The Mount Sinai oncologist studies innate immune cells with the goal of designing novel immunotherapies, including cancer vaccines.

disease & medicine
Sophia Lunt Traces the Effect of Metabolism on Cancer Metastasis
Sophia Lunt Traces the Effect of Metabolism on Cancer Metastasis
Ashley Yeager | Apr 1, 2019
The Michigan State University researcher’s lab experiences shaped her interest in the role of glucose in cancer’s spread.
Infographic: Medication Mop-Up
Infographic: Medication Mop-Up
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2019
Researchers have developed a prototype device to filter excess chemotherapy medication from the bloodstream.
Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize
Fat Tissue Can Help Cancer Cells Proliferate, Metastasize
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2019
Researchers disentangle how adipocytes communicate with prostate tumors in mice.
From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946
From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Mustard gas blistered men’s bodies on the battlefield, but paved the way for cancer-fighting drugs.
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2019
The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.
Miracle Elixirs
Miracle Elixirs
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2019
A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.
The Next Frontier of CAR T-Cell Therapy: Solid Tumors
The Next Frontier of CAR T-Cell Therapy: Solid Tumors
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2019
The technology has wowed the field by all but obliterating some patients’ blood cancers, but solid malignancies present new challenges.
Infographic: CAR-T Cells in Solid Versus Liquid Cancers
Infographic: CAR-T Cells in Solid Versus Liquid Cancers
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2019
Tumor accessibility, heterogeneity, and microenvironment vary between the two classes of malignancies.
Infographic: When Cancers Become Parasites
Infographic: When Cancers Become Parasites
Katarina Zimmer | Apr 1, 2019
Only a handful of contagious cancers are known to exist, yet they have attracted an increasing number of researchers worldwide trying to understand how and why they arise.