Jonathan Burlison, PhD

Patient Safety Project manager

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Jonathan Burlison, Ph.D., is the Patient Safety Project manager in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Sima Jeha, MD, and colleagues meet around a table

Lessons from Lebanon: St. Jude Global reacts to war in Ukraine

Posted by Erin Podolak | Mar 30, 2022

Lessons learned from previous global crises inform the St. Jude Global response to childhood cancer patients displaced by the war in Ukraine.

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We Envision a Bright Future for Children

Posted by Heather Brandt, PhD & Brooke Morgan | Mar 16, 2022

St. Jude is strengthening its HPV cancer prevention measures – and calling on partners to join the Path to a Bright Future campaign.

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Promoting Cervical Health Awareness at St. Jude

Posted by Brittney Becton | Jan 31, 2022

The Living Well program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the HPV Cancer Prevention Program are working together to promote cervical health, including HPV vaccination.

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Marta Salek, M.D., at work at the Unicorn Marian Wilemski Clinic in Poland.

Polish roots led Marta Salek, M.D., to a leading role in SAFER Ukraine effort

Posted by Erin Podolak | May 2, 2022

Dr. Marta Salek of St. Jude was in Poland visiting family when Russia invaded Ukraine. She jumped in to help launch the humanitarian effort SAFER Ukraine.

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Vaccination is prevention: The HPV vaccine is effective against cancer

Posted by Julia Neely | Jan 14, 2022

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Read about the important role HPV vaccination plays in cervical health and cancer prevention.

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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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Stephen Mack, MD, PhD

Metabolic processes may yield a new therapeutic window for hard-to-treat brain tumors

Posted by Erin Podolak | Apr 22, 2022

In his laboratory at St. Jude, Stephen Mack, PhD, is researching how metabolic and epigenetic pathways might be perturbed to help treat DIPG, a lethal childhood brain tumor.

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Nurse practitioner Sandra Jones with patient Anna Paula

Promoting HPV vaccination among childhood cancer survivors

Posted by Emily Browne, DNP | Jan 28, 2022

The Transition Oncology Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the HPV Cancer Prevention Program are working together to promote HPV vaccination for childhood cancer survivors.

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Building a platform to bring cancer drugs to children worldwide

Posted by Mary Powers | Jan 6, 2022

St. Jude and WHO announce plans to dramatically improve global access to pediatric cancer drugs

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Are HPV cancer prevention messages reaching their target audiences?

Posted by Katherine Knapp, MD | Jan 21, 2022

January is Cervical Health Awareness, so help spread the word about HPV vaccines as a way to improve cervical health and prevent cancer.

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