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Class Act: Hospital School Program Provides Normalcy to Young Patients

Across the country, students are heading back to school this month. For teachers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, working with patients in the classroom is a year-round focus.
13-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Oncologist Elected to Academia Sinica, the Highest Academic Institution in Taiwan

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., has been elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica.
11-Aug-2014 3:15 PM EDT

Discovery Yields Master Regulator of Toxin Production in Staph Infections

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have discovered an enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to potentially life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infections. The study recently appeared in the scientific...
6-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest...
28-Jul-2014 1:10 PM EDT

Unhealthy Habits More Than Double Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood Cancer Survivors

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A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle.
28-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Emphasizes the Power of Patient Voices

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital VOICES project is the focus of the “A Piece of My Mind” column in the July 22 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The project uses contemporary technology to tap an...
22-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Protein’s Structural Shift Offers Clues to Tumor Suppression and Other Key Cell Functions

Researchers have discovered how one segment of an important regulatory protein changes shape so it can fulfill multiple roles in the life of cells, including tumor suppression. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists led the study, whose...
2-Jul-2014 7:40 PM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Names James R. Downing, M.D., CEO to Oversee a New Era of Expansion, Growth

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, announced today the appointment of James R. Downing, M.D., as its new CEO, effective July 15, 2014. Downing most recently has served as the Deputy Director, Executive Vice President and...
25-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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