Alex Generous, PhD

Alex Generous, PhD

Science Writer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Alex Generous, PhD, is a scientific writer in the Strategic Communications, Education and Outreach Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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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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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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Visualization and analysis tools break down barriers for big data

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Feb 7, 2023

St. Jude is at the forefront of creating tools to visualize and analyze genomic data.

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Cancer Predisposition

Genetic predispositions can drive cancer but are not destiny for patients

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Jan 24, 2023

Scientists at St. Jude are leading the way on understanding cancer predisposition and the way that inherited genetics can inform patient care.

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Childhood cancer genetics: A legacy of groundbreaking work drives St. Jude forward

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Jan 10, 2023

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a rich history of research on genetics stemming from the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project and reverberating through laboratories today.

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Qingfei Pan and Jiyang Yu

Math test points metastatic breast cancer treatment in the right direction

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Dec 30, 2022

St. Jude computational biologists created a computational score predicting cancer drug sensitivity to HDAC6 inhibitors in a promising phase Ib clinical trial.

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New model mimics progression of pediatric bone marrow failure

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Oct 4, 2022

St. Jude scientists have created the first model that faithfully recapitulates details of pediatric bone marrow failure.

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It’s in the genes: research reveals obstacles on the road to health for cancer survivors

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Sep 7, 2022

St. Jude scientists are leading research into the genetics of childhood cancer survivorship to understand and prevent the risk of chronic disease in survivors.

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Peter McKinnon, Kathryn Stephenson, Richard Finkel

Two Years of the Pediatric Translational Neuroscience Initiative

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Sep 1, 2022

St. Jude initiative aims to change the outlook for children with catastrophic neurological diseases.

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Ewelina Mamcarz with colleagues and patient

Five years later: gene therapy for ‘bubble boy’ disease

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | May 19, 2022

Interim results point to enduring immune function following gene therapy for Infants with ‘bubble boy’ disease

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