St. Jude Progress

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How scientists visualize and analyze T cells

Posted by Beiyun Liu, PhD, and Stefan Schattgen, PhD | Mar 21, 2023

Scientists at St. Jude use a variety of tools to study T cells, including some they create themselves.

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Engineering a new kind of therapy

Posted by Allison Kirk and Jeremy Chase Crawford | Mar 14, 2023

Scientists at St. Jude are at the forefront of research to design and develop novel CAR T-cell therapies.

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Understanding the complex networks behind a functional adaptive immune system

Posted by Nicole Chapman | Mar 7, 2023

Explore how a T cell knows what it is, and what to do, through research happening at St. Jude.

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St. Jude on Genetics: 5 Discoveries to Explore

Posted by Mark Hatley, MD, PhD | Mar 2, 2023

Catch up on St. Jude On Genetics with 5 Discoveries to Explore.

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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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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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Rising Stars of Cancer Research lectures to bring fresh insights

Posted by Mary Powers | Oct 4, 2021

The Rising Stars of Cancer Research program is a new addition to the Science of Childhood Cancer lecture series. The program highlights the work of emerging leaders in the cancer research community.

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Metastatic cancer cells thrive in harsh microenvironments

Posted by Erin Podolak | Mar 16, 2023

Like a journey through space, metastatic cells have to adapt to spread throughout the body.

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Data-driven science helps researchers design new protein interactions

Posted by Erin Podolak | Mar 9, 2023

With a comprehensive approach to thinking about data, St. Jude scientists are fueling progress.

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Biostatisticians are key to getting therapies to patients faster

Posted by Xiaomeng Yuan, PhD, and Haitao Pan, PhD | Feb 23, 2023

Platform Design, a software package, enables clinicians to add study arms to a clinical trial.

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Global palliative care requires on-the-ground understanding

Posted by Michael J. McNeil, MD | Feb 21, 2023

The ADAPT study revealed barriers that stand in the way of palliative care in Latin America.

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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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Studies of rare craniopharyngioma reveal ways to improve long-term outcomes for patients

Posted by Erin Podolak | Nov 15, 2022

A St. Jude clinical trial launched more than 25 years ago has helped to transform understanding and care for children with the brain tumor craniopharyngioma.

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Latin American hospitals implement tool to identify kids whose condition is deteriorating

Posted by Mary Powers | Nov 1, 2022

Flexible and tailored implementation strategies helped pediatric cancer centers across Latin America scale up a proven quality improvement strategy.

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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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Powerful Voices: Preventing HPV Cancers through Survivor Perspectives

Posted by Julia Neely | Jan 12, 2023

Participants in the St. Jude HPV Cancer Prevention Program’s HPV Cancer Survivors School are using their powerful voices to advocate for HPV vaccination during January which is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

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’Amazing effort’ brings Global Alliance to new heights at 2022 Convening

Posted by Matt Gaschk | Nov 10, 2022

The 2022 St. Jude Global Alliance Convening brought together researchers from around the globe working to advance cures for children with catastrophic childhood diseases.

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