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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

Mechanism Discovered for Attaching an “On” Switch That Helps Cells Accessorize Proteins

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have discovered how an important “on” switch is attached to the machinery that cells rely on to adapt thousands of proteins to meet changing conditions. The research appears in the current issue...
19-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Renewed as NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of “exceptional.” St. Jude remains the first and only...
11-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Adding Department and Faculty to Aid Mission

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions.
10-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Brain Circuit Problem Likely Sets Stage for the “Voices” That Are Symptom of Schizophrenia

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified problems in a connection between brain structures that may predispose individuals to hearing the “voices” that are a common symptom of schizophrenia. The work appears in the June...
5-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

St. Jude Researcher Honored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology for Work in Childhood Cancer Survivorship

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Leslie L. Robison, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the recipient of the 2014 Pediatric Oncology Award for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer survivorship...
30-May-2014 12:45 PM EDT

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