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    • Not What It Seems

      Pew’s biomedical scholars and fellows are on the cutting edge of biomedical research—using new tools and techniques to tackle complex questions about human health. Every day, they look closely at the molecules and cells that make up our bodies and surroundings. Could you identify their objects of study? Take this quiz to view some of their subjects up close, and see if you can guess what they are. Read More

    • Pew-Stewart Scholar’s Discovery Sets Stage for New Cancer Drugs

      Arvin Dar, a 2014 Pew-Stewart scholar for cancer research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has discovered that a little-known protein—the kinase suppressor of Ras (KSR)—might be the key to a new kind of cancer therapy. Read More

    • Why Are Cancer Cells So Aggressive?

      Two Pew scholars worked together to explore the roots of aggressive cancers, and published their findings in the May 26 issue of Cell Reports. Agnel Sfeir, a 2014 Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research at New York University’s Langone School of Medicine, and Eros Lazzerini Denchi, a 2011 Pew scholar at the Scripps Research Institute, discovered that when two proteins (POT1 and p53)... Read More