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Awarded: Jean-Laurent Casanova, a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The $100,000 grant is one of 78 announced by the foundation in May to support scientists exploring bold and largely unproven ways to improve health in developing countries. Dr. Casanova i...


...Jean-Laurent Casanova, the Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research, for his contributions to the field, including the discovery of a new group of genetic defects that predispose healthy individuals or populations to infection. Dr. Casanova is senior atten...

The hospital turns 100

...Speakers included Eric Lander of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Donald Capra of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Daniel Rosenblum of the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health, and Rockefeller’s own Jean-Laurent Casanova, Leslie Vosshall and C...

Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds 18 new pilot studies

...Rice’s Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease and Jean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, to compare cytokine and gene expression profiles of immune cells from hepatitis C-positive patients with and without fibrosis, and to perform genome-wide associat...

Recent Awards and Honors

Gabriel Victora named recipient of an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Gabriel Victora named recipient of an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

October 2, 2018

Victora, head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Dynamics, received this grant to expand his novel method that makes it possible to monitor physical interactions between cells.

hixin Liu and Jeremy Rock have each received NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

Shixin Liu and Jeremy Rock have each received NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

October 2, 2018

Liu, head of the Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry, and Rock, head of the Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology, received grants that are part of the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program.

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Rockefeller in the News

Harper's Magazine

Jeffrey Friedman examines how World War I delayed a treatment for diabetes and derailed one man’s chance at immortality.


"Error-free genomes from a broad sampling of vertebrates will enable researchers 'to address questions not possible to [answer] before,' adds neuroscientist Erich Jarvis of The Rockefeller University in New York City, who leads G10K."

New York Times

By looking at which genes are activated in the brains of queens and workers of different ant species, Dr. [Daniel] Kronauer and his colleagues determined that a hormone called insulin-peptide 2, or ILP2, played the most important role.



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