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Vaccines Fail to Protect Obese Mice From Severe Influenza Infections


Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have demonstrated that flu vaccines with adjuvants don’t work as well in obese mice; results highlight urgent need to understand vaccine response in obese humans.
2-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Some Adolescent Cancer Survivors May Require More Comprehensive Mental Health Screening


Research from the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study has identified distinct profiles of psychological symptoms in adolescent cancer survivors; a finding that is expected to advance mental health screening and treatment.
18-Jul-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Loss of Essential Protein in the Choroid Plexus Epithelium Linked to Hydrocephalus


The multifunctional “scaffold” protein Alix is essential for maintaining the integrity of the cell cytoskeleton and the blood-cerebral spinal fluid barrier in the choroid plexus of the mouse brain; animals lacking Alix develop hydrocephalus.
23-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

St. Jude Becomes First Children’s Hospital in U.S. To Earn CAP ISO15189 Accreditation

The Department of Pathology has been accredited by The College of American Pathologists (CAP), a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-approved accreditation authority.
16-Jun-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Scientist Named Pew-Stewart Scholar


Paul A. Northcott, Ph.D., selected for support as a promising early-career scientist focused on cancer research.
8-Jun-2016 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Methotrexate Exposure Impacts Cognitive Processes Cancer Survivors Need to Multitask


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital reports that higher blood concentrations of methotrexate during cancer treatment are associated with brain changes and impaired executive function in survivors of pediatric leukemia.
6-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Investigational Immunotherapy Drug Shrinks Tumors in High-Risk Neuroblastoma Patients


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators report promising preliminary results at the annual meeting of ASCO for an experimental monoclonal antibody when combined with chemotherapy for newly diagnosed patients.
3-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with Brain Tumors Undergoing Radiation Therapy Helped by Play-Based Preparation


New research from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital shows support interventions by child life specialists decrease sedation use and costs associated with cranial radiation therapy.
18-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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