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Retinoids May Increase Effectiveness of Targeted Therapies Against High-Risk Leukemia


Scientists led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified how mutations in the IKZF1 gene contribute to a high-risk leukemia subtype and drugs that may enhance the effectiveness of targeted therapy
27-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Researchers Reveal How a Common Mutation Causes Neurodegenerative Disease


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and University of Massachusetts Medical School uncover the mechanism underlying the most common genetic cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia
25-Aug-2015 1:00 PM EDT

St. Jude Achieves Magnet Designation® for Nursing Services


St. Jude Achieves Magnet Designation® for Nursing Services
20-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Names Department of Computational Biology Chair


Jinghui Zhang, Ph.D., an international expert in the analysis of genomic data, will lead the growth of innovative effort in newly dedicated space supported by Brooks Brothers
5-Aug-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Newly Identified Mechanism of p53-Induced Cell Death Could Aid Cancer Therapy


Research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital reveals how the tumor suppressor protein p53 works in the cytoplasm to trigger death via apoptosis and identifies a potential cancer treatment strategy.
30-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Targeted Therapy Shows Effectiveness Against a Subtype of the Brain Tumor Medulloblastoma


A subset of medulloblastoma tumors briefly stopped growing or disappeared entirely during treatment with vismodegib; St. Jude Children’s Hospital led the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium trials in children and adults.
29-Jul-2015 3:00 PM EDT

New Analysis Points the Way to Earlier Diagnosis of Chest Tumors


Researchers led by St. Jude scientists have discovered evidence for such characteristic features of malignant masses by analyzing the health records of 131 patients seen at St. Jude and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
22-Jul-2015 4:00 PM EDT

New Measurements Reveal Differences Between Stem Cells for Treating Retinal Degeneration


By growing two types of stem cells in a “3-D culture” and measuring their ability to produce retinal cells, a team lead by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers has found one cell type to be better at producing retinal cells. The...
2-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT

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