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    Writing the Next Chapter

    For many years, St. Jude researchers have been investigating the connection between genetics and pediatric cancer. Those approaches continue to have dramatic implications for clinical care.

    Research involving thyroid hormone lays foundation for more targeted drug development

    A small molecule developed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital advances progress toward more tailored drugs in research that also offers insight into the biology of thyroid hormone.

    New strategy likely to speed drug development for rare cancers

    Research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators used a pioneering approach to drug development and identified dozens of potential new treatments of ependymoma, a rare tumor of the brain and spinal cord.

    Right on

    Sometimes two wrongs do, in fact, make a right

    Scientists release data on potential new treatment targets for malaria

    An international team led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators today released data detailing the effectiveness of nearly 310,000 chemicals against a malaria parasite that remains one of the world’s leading killers of young children.

    Coming to the table for discovery

    Whenever family and friends are invited to your home, chances are the evening will end with everyone lingering in the kitchen. Perhaps someone has a warm pot of coffee to share, a story or a hearty laugh. Whatever the attraction, the heart of the home beats strongest when everyone joins together. At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Chemical Biology and Therapeutics (CBT) department serves a similar role.

    X-ray vision

    St. Jude data collection now occurs in minutes instead of days, thanks to shared resources at Argonne National Laboratory. And in the past couple of months, St. Jude access to the facility has skyrocketed.

    Chemists tackle brain degeneration disease

    A St. Jude investigator was a key player in a national team of researchers that brought scientists a step closer to finding a cure for brain-degeneration diseases caused by abnormal proteins called prions.

    New chairs will help boost cancer research in key areas

    The appointment of three nationally renowned investigators to major faculty positions will significantly bolster research aimed at increasing survival rates of children with cancer while reducing treatment toxicity.