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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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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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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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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Marcin Wlodarski, MD, PhD, dropped everything to help children fleeing Ukraine

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | May 10, 2022

Marcin Wlodarski, MD, PhD, was new to international humanitarian work prior to volunteering with SAFER Ukraine. “I learned so much I cannot every describe it in words,” he said.

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Protecting the mental health of Ukrainian families experiencing childhood cancer

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | May 9, 2022

Global health care providers gathered virtually for SAFER Conversations, a webinar created to share information and support to those working with Ukrainian children and families displaced by the war.

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The double-edged sword of being both parent and blood stem cell donor

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Mar 8, 2022

What are the potential psychological and emotional risks and rewards for parents who serve as their children’s bone marrow donors?

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St. Jude symposium to focus on hippocampus imaging in childhood cancer patients and survivors

Posted by Alex Generous, PhD | Feb 3, 2022

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Department of Diagnostic Imaging is hosting their 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium, “Imaging Structure and Functions of the Hippocampus” on February 25.

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