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.
2-Jul-2015 12:00 PM EDT
Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered how an immune system protein, called AIM2 (Absent in Melanoma 2), plays a role in determining the aggressiveness of colon cancer. They found that AIM2 deficiency causes...
19-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT
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
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 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
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
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
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
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HIV/AIDS Expert Available From St. Jude to Provide External Comments on First Cure of HIV in a Child
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