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St. Jude gene therapy improves immunity in babies with 'bubble boy' disease

Early evidence suggests that gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will lead to broad protection for infants with the devastating immune disorder X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disorder. Preliminary...Show More Summary

St. Jude Gene Therapy Improves Immunity in Babies with 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Preliminary findings indicate gene therapy pioneered at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is safe and effective for babies with a devastating inherited disorder that leaves them with little or no immune protection

Teen's Charity Effort Has Her in the Hole $200K

It started as a college student's Thanksgiving weekend tweet, all with the best of intentions. CBS News reports that Washington State University student Danni Messina wanted to donate money to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which treats kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases, and she decided to raise more...

Anti-Malaria Drug Increases Sensitivity of High-Risk Leukemic Cells to Targeted Therapy

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists report that combining the anti-malaria drug DHA with an emerging class of targeted agents may improve treatment of a high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype

Meet the 8-year-old superhero who beat brain cancer at St. Jude

Cameron Scott, 8, is healthy after a year of treatment for a rare brain cancer thanks to the life-saving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Increasing hydroxyurea dose helps to keep young sickle cell patients out of the hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have shown that using the drug hydroxyurea to boost average fetal hemoglobin levels above 20 percent in children and teenagers with sickle cell anemia was associated with at least a...Show More Summary

Increasing Hydroxyurea Dose Helps to Keep Young Sickle Cell Patients Out of the Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers report that maximizing the dose of hydroxyurea increased levels of fetal hemoglobin and reduced the odds of hospitalizations for young sickle cell anemia patients.

Increasing hydroxyurea dose helps to keep young sickle cell patients out of the hospital

(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers report that maximizing the dose of hydroxyurea increased levels of fetal hemoglobin and reduced the odds of hospitalizations for young sickle cell anemia patients.

Fixer Upper's Chip Gaines Shaves Off His Luscious Locks In The Name Of Charity — LOOK!

Chip Gaines made good on his promise. Last week, the Fixer Upper star promised he'd buzz off his iconic locks if fans donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. It looks like fans rallied around the deal as, on Wednesday, Joanna Gaines shared a snap on Instagram featuring a bald Chip. AH-Mazing! Related: Robin Leach Bought Britney [...]

New pathway identified as a target for precision medicine against a common brain tumor

(MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Nov. 2, 2017) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a promising target for precision medicines to block a mechanism that drives several cancers, including about 30 percent of cases of the brain tumor called medulloblastoma. The findings appear online today in the scientific journal Developmental Cell.

Flu Vaccine Failed to Protect Young Leukemia Patients During Cancer Treatment

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators said the results reinforce the importance of hand washing and other measures to help protect vulnerable patients from influenza infections.

Flu vaccine failed to protect young leukemia patients during cancer treatment

(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators said the results reinforce the importance of hand washing and other measures to help protect vulnerable patients from influenza infections.

Sperm Banking Is Underutilized by Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients

Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found meeting with fertility specialists and parental recommendations play key roles in decisions at-risk male cancer patients make about fertility preservation

Sperm banking is underutilized by adolescent and young adult cancer patients

(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found meeting with fertility specialists and parental recommendations play key roles in decisions at-risk male cancer patients make about fertility preservation.

What Can A Family Tree Teach Us About Pediatric Cancer?

Through the SJFAMILY study, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is building a registry to find new cancer predisposition genes and help better understand familial cancers.

Life-long blood production depends on hundreds of cells that form prior to birth

Like genealogists filling gaps in a family tree, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have determined that life-long blood production relies on hundreds more "ancestor" cells than previously reported. The study focused on the prenatal origins of blood-forming stem cells and appeared today as an advance online publication in the journal Nature Cell Biology.

OC ReMix presents Smash The Record: The Record

Smash The Record: The Record features 7 tracks from 7 artists, arranging music from 6 different franchises tied to Smash The Record 2017's speedruns and tournaments. The event benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital through the St. Show More Summary

Antibiotic identified that reduces infection risk in young leukemia patients

(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators report preventive antibiotic therapy, particularly with levofloxacin, reduced the odds of infections in at-risk pediatric leukemia patients early in cancer treatment.

Antibiotic Identified That Reduces Infection Risk in Young Leukemia Patients

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators report preventive antibiotic therapy, particularly with levofloxacin, reduced the odds of infections in at-risk pediatric leukemia patients early in cancer treatment

Comprehensive Study of Chronic Disease Reveals Vulnerability of Childhood Cancer Survivors

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital analysis captures complexity and severity of chronic disease in childhood cancer survivors and suggests this growing population may benefit from more specialized health care delivery

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