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Re-Engineered Antibiotic Shows Potential for Treatment of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

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Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed a second-generation antibiotic that shows early effectiveness against common bacterial infections that pose a serious health threat to children and adults. The...
20-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

St. Jude Scientist Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

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J. Paul Taylor, M.D., Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading biomedical researchers by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
19-May-2015 6:30 AM EDT

Childhood Cancer Treatment and Age Influence Obesity Risk for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors – especially those whose treatment included brain irradiation or chemotherapy with glucocorticoids – are 14 percent more likely to be obese than their healthy peers. The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study...
11-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

First Cancer-Promoting Oncogenes Discovered in Rare Brain Tumor of Children and Adults

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Researchers have identified three genes that play a pivotal role in the brain tumor choroid plexus carcinoma (CPC), a discovery that lays the groundwork for more effective treatment of this rare, often fatal cancer. St. Jude Children’s Research...
11-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Tracking Defects Caused by Brain Tumor Mutation Yields Insight to Advance Targeted Therapy

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have gained ground toward developing more targeted therapies for the most common childhood brain tumor. The findings appear today in the Journal of Molecular Biology. The findings involve the DDX3X...
8-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Scientists Dramatically Improve Method for Finding Common Genetic Alterations in Tumors

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed a significantly better computer tool for finding genetic alterations that play an important role in many cancers but were difficult to identify with whole-genome sequencing. The...
4-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Discovery Could Help Reverse Glucocorticoid Resistance in Some Young Leukemia Patients

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Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified a mechanism that helps leukemia cells resist glucocorticoids, a finding that lays the foundation for more effective treatment of cancer and possibly a host of...
4-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Protein Identified That Serves as a “Brake” on Inflammation

Researchers have identified a protein that offers a new focus for developing targeted therapies to tame the severe inflammation associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), colitis and other autoimmune disorders. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital...
21-Apr-2015 2:30 PM EDT

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