St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Add to Favorites Newsroom RSS Share
Memphis, TN USA

Our News on Newswise

St. Jude Maps Genome Organization to Link Retinal Development and Retinoblastoma


A map of the genome organization and DNA modifications that control growth of normal and cancerous retinal cells offers scientists a new path to understanding retinoblastoma and degenerative retinal diseases.
3-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Unlock an Immunity ‘Black Box’

Mapping the biological machinery of the inflammatory skin disease neutrophilic dermatosis offers multiple targets for treating inflammatory disorders.
18-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Success of Sensory Cell Regeneration Raises Hope for Hearing Restoration


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have regenerated immature auditory hair cells in adult mice by manipulating two genes. The research offers clues for better treatment of hearing loss.
7-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Time-Lapse Video Reveals Cells Essential for ‘Birth’ of Blood Stem Cells


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study examines origin of blood stem cells during development and offers clues for making “donor blood” in the laboratory for therapeutic use
7-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rescue Protein Gives Doomed Cells a Stay of ‘Execution’


A research team led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital immunologists has discovered how a set of proteins delays the “executioner” machinery that kills damaged or infected cells in a process called necroptosis.
7-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds More Childhood Cancer Survivors Would Likely Benefit From Genetic Screening

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has completed the first whole genome sequencing of cancer survivors and found that 12 percent of childhood cancer survivors carry mutations linked to an increased risk of cancer
31-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Caution Needed for Drugs in Development for Most Common Malignant Pediatric Brain Tumor


Inhibiting the Ezh2 enzyme may be counterproductive for treatment of certain cancers, including the aggressive brain tumor Group 3 medulloblastoma
21-Mar-2017 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Radiation Therapy Declined So Did Second Cancers in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors are living longer. Now research shows they are also less likely to develop second cancers while still young. The decline followed a sharp drop in the use of radiation therapy for treatment of childhood cancers.
23-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our YouTube Videos

Chat now!