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High-Resolution Genomic Map Gives Scientists Unprecedented View of Brain Development

The research will not only aid basic understanding of brain development, but also provide a foundation for understanding the cellular origins of brain disorders caused by errors in development. These anatomical defects include Joubert syndrome,...
12-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

St. Jude Researchers Solve a Central Mystery of a Baffling High-Risk Leukemia

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have unraveled the origins and identified mutations associated with a perplexing form of acute leukemia. The landmark study appears today as an advance online publication in the journal Nature...
10-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune System Prioritizes Distinct Immune Responses in Infants with Flu

The immune system appears to put a premium on maintaining lung function in infants infected with the influenza virus by mounting a rapid response to repair damaged cells, according to research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
24-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Integrated Analysis Finds Vulnerabilities to Target in a High-Risk Pediatric Tumor

Research from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has revealed new vulnerabilities and leads for treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma
22-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


St. Jude Achieves Consecutive Highest Rating From National Cancer Institute During Cancer Center Renewal Grant

For the second time in a row, the National Cancer Institute has awarded St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the highest possible rank of “exceptional” and the best numerical score in the hospital’s history during the renewal of the...
22-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Valerie Crabtree Named Chief of Psychosocial Services at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Valerie Crabtree, Ph.D., a St. Jude psychologist and leading expert in research on sleep disruptions in children with cancer, has been promoted to Chief of Psychosocial Services.
21-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Late effects of treatment hinder independence of adult survivors of childhood brain tumors

In the first study of its kind, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have found that more than half of pediatric central nervous system tumor survivors do not achieve complete independence as adults. Researchers looked at six...
8-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Financial Checkup Should Be Part of Health Screenings for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Adult survivors of childhood cancer should be screened for financial problems that might cause them to delay or skip medical care or to suffer psychological distress. The recommendation from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers...
25-Jul-2018 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.


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