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    06/11/2014
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital renewed as NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

    St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives “exceptional” score from National Cancer Institute—highest rating awarded to cancer centers.

     
     
    06/10/2014
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital adding department and faculty to aid mission

    Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research .

     
     
    02/05/2014
    New twist discovered in Lou Gehrig’s disease

    ALS remains incurable, but new insight into its causes gives reason to hope. A research team led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital revealed that mutations causing ALS have an unexpected toxic effect in human nerve cells.

     
     
    02/05/2014
    Mechanism discovered for how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mutations damage nerve function

    A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital offers a new avenue for scientists to pursue in the quest for desperately needed treatments for ALS. (J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD)

     
     
    08/28/2013
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists identify ALS disease mechanism

    Study strengthens link between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and problems in protein production machinery of cells and identifies possible treatment strategy. (Dr. J. Paul Taylor)

     
     
    03/03/2013
    Two new genes linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and related disorders

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ties mutations in two genes to the death of motor neurons associated with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, and other devastating neurodegenerative problems. (J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD)

     
     
    09/22/2010
    Study links normal function of protein, not its build up inside cells, to death of neurons

    A new study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists signals hope for treatment of a neurodegenerative disease and a new model for understanding the mechanism at work in other more common neurodegenerative disorders.