Latest Stories in January
Protein Molecule May Offer Method for Treating Untreatable Cancers
Jan 21, 2014
The effective treatment of cancer requires the ability to destroy cancerous cells. Nearly one-third of all cancers today involve mutations of the Kras gene, which has proven resistant to existing cancer treatments. The current prognosis for patients with mutant Kras cancers is poor because there is no effective treatment. However, recent analysis by Valerie Wells of NYU London and Livio Mallucci of King’s College London may present a new method to combat these untreatable cancers.
Marville’s Paris Rephotographed, the Armory Show Revisited, and Much More to be Featured at La Maison Française of NYU in January/February
Jan 16, 2014
A roundtable of curators and art historians will revisit the New York Armory Show of 1913 - one of many events happening in January and February at NYU's acclaimed center of French culture.
NYU Alums Honored with Oscar Nods
Jan 16, 2014
NYU Alumni made a strong showing when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards on January 16. NYU graduates from the Tisch School of the Arts, the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, the College of Arts and Science and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development received a total of 10 nominations for Hollywood’s highest film honors.
Speech Means Using Both Sides of Our Brain, NYU & NYU Langone Researchers Find
Jan 15, 2014
We use both sides of our brain for speech, a finding by researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center that alters previous conceptions about neurological activity. The results also offer insights into addressing speech-related inhibitions caused by stroke or injury and lay the groundwork for better rehabilitation methods.
NYU Alumni Shine at Golden Globes
Jan 13, 2014
Nine alumni from the Tisch School of the Arts and two from the Gallatin School of Individual study walked away with prizes at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, which were presented last night by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) at a ceremony in Los Angeles.