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Erica Sirrine named director of Social Work at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Erica Sirrine, PhD, a grief and bereavement expert with years of building social work programs in academia, will direct a growing program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
7-Jun-2021 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Collaboration controls killers

St. Jude immunologists are researching how effector and killer T cells can be controlled to destroy cancer cells that resist treatment.
4-Jun-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NCI-designated cancer centers call for urgent action to get cancer-preventing HPV vaccination back on track

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted delivery of key health services for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
20-May-2021 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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By age 10, retinoblastoma patients’ learning and life skills rebound

St. Jude retinoblastoma researchers studied how survivors fared years later at home and at school.
6-May-2021 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers speed identification of DNA regions that regulate gene expression

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed a highly efficient method to address a major challenge in biology—identifying the genetic ‘switches’ that regulate gene expression.
6-May-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 vaccine is associated with fewer asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital COVID-19 screening and vaccination program for employees offers early evidence that vaccine protects against asymptomatic infection, which has fueled the pandemic.
6-May-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Excellent outcomes reported for first targeted frontline therapy for high-risk pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma

Scientists are reporting results of the first frontline clinical trial to use targeted therapy to treat high-risk pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma.
8-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Martine Roussel, Ph.D., elected to the AACR Academy Class of 2021

Martine Roussel, Ph.D., a molecular oncologist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been elected to the 2021 Class of Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research.
30-Mar-2021 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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