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Gene editing holds the promise of a sickle cell cure

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | May 30, 2023

Explore genome editing approaches to cure sickle cell disease.

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The road to drugging the undruggable

Posted by Brian O'Flynn | May 23, 2023

Explore research in the Shelat lab to drug the undruggable.

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Genomic underpinnings of epilepsy hold therapeutic clues

Posted by Helen Chen | May 16, 2023

Scientists are digging into the genomic causes of epilepsy disorders to learn how to treat them.

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Targeted protein degradation to treat cancer

Posted by Erin Podolak | May 9, 2023

St. Jude scientists are degrading proteins to treat cancer.

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Investigator Insights: Conducting Computational Research with Brian Abraham, PhD

Posted by Brian Abraham, PhD | Apr 27, 2023

St. Jude scientist Brian Abraham, PhD, conducts computational research leveraging relationships and expertise to make discoveries. Read his story.

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Investigator Insights: Cultivating a Research Culture with Daniel Blair, PhD

Posted by Daniel Blair, PhD | Feb 14, 2023

Learn how Daniel Blair, PhD, is creating a laboratory research culture based on sincerity, kindness and the curiosity to ask pressing scientific questions.

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Lily Guenther, MD

Investigator Insights: Taking a Leap with Lily Guenther, MD

Posted by Lily Guenther, MD | Jan 5, 2023

Sometimes a scientist’s next step isn’t a step, but more of a career-defining leap. Early-career investigator Lily Guenther, MD, shares her experience of taking that leap and starting a laboratory at St. Jude.

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Donald P. Pinkel, MD

Donald P. Pinkel, MD

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Mar 14, 2022

Donald Pinkel, MD, the founding medical director of St. Jude, has died in San Luis Obispo, California.

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Anang Shelat and Christopher Tinkle

Targeting DNA damage repair gives radiation therapy a boost

Posted by Erin Podolak | May 4, 2023

Inhibiting DNA damage repair alongside radiation therapy can treat brain tumors.

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It’s the little things that count – so let’s count the little things

Posted by Brian O'Flynn | May 2, 2023

Scientists in the Fischer lab are developing tools to explore new aspects of protein structure and function.

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Shared Resource Spotlight: Cell and Tissue Imaging Center

Posted by Akshita Bhatt, PhD | Apr 13, 2023

The Cell and Tissue Imaging Center helps fuel breakthroughs using light and electron microscopy.

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Ramilo brings RSV expertise to St. Jude

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Mar 30, 2023

Discover Ramilo's plans for St. Jude RSV research.

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SJiMB21: A molecular path to treating infants with medulloblastoma

Posted by Kathryn McCullough and Jessie Newman | May 18, 2023

At St. Jude, clinical trial SJiMB21 seeks to provide treatment strategies for infants and young children diagnosed with medulloblastoma that place the patient, not just the tumor, at the center of care.

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St. Jude patient Karina Perez-Ortiz with Sarah Daniels, PhD, CCLS, St. Jude Child Life.

Research adds to understanding of AYA patients

Posted by Kerry Hillis Goff | Apr 6, 2023

Psychological, social and behavioral research sheds light on the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer.

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Diagnostic Imaging receives hospital’s first Expanded Access use designation from FDA

Posted by Matt Gaschk | Dec 29, 2022

St. Jude received the hospital’s first expanded access designation from the FDA for use of PET scans with [11C]Methionine a tracer that makes imaging results clearer.

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St. Jude advice to young adults with sickle cell disease: Stay connected

Posted by Mary Powers | Nov 28, 2022

The St. Jude Methodist Sickle Cell Disease Transition Clinic helps patients move from pediatric to adult care, an important stage where patients often experience roadblocks to maintaining their health.

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Bridging the Gap: Promoting diversity and inclusion in the next generation of STEMM leaders

Posted by Jennifer L. Stripay, PhD, and Kate Ayers, MS | May 25, 2023

The STEMM Education and Outreach team at St. Jude helps address barriers to careers in science.

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Strategic discussions chart a path forward for St. Jude Global & WHO CureAll efforts

Posted by Lance Wiedower | May 11, 2023

St. Jude Global, WHO and colleagues around the world are working to raise the childhood cancer survival rate.

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Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer CureAll Country Showcase

Posted by Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD | Feb 9, 2023

This International Childhood Cancer Day St. Jude Global shines a spotlight on the Global Initiative collaboration with WHO.

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Your Future, Your Decision: Tigers VAX Now HPV Vaccination Student Ambassador Program

Posted by Portia Knowlton | Jan 26, 2023

The St. Jude HPV Cancer Prevention Program and the University of Memphis created Tigers VAX Now, a student ambassador program to empower college students to advocate for HPV vaccination as cancer prevention among their peers.

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