Autumn 2012 Issue

Promise Autumn 2012

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In this issue...

COVER STORY

  • A Giant Step for Gene Therapy

    A Giant Step for Gene Therapy

    St. Jude researchers offer proof that gene therapy can reduce the symptoms of hemophilia B.

  • The Positive Side of Life

    The Positive Side of Life

    For decades, St. Jude researchers and clinicians have been making progress against HIV/AIDS. That work continues today.

  • Solving the Puzzle

    Solving the Puzzle

    Pediatric Cancer Genome Project scientists learn more about the subtypes of a deadly childhood brain tumor.

  • Twice as Nice

    Twice as Nice

    St. Jude research suggests the drug hydroxyurea offers twice the benefit to patients with sickle cell disease, including protection against life-threatening infections.

  • Grand Slam

    Grand Slam

    St. Jude hits one out of the park, helping children with Hodgkin lymphoma avoid treatment-related health problems.

  • Giving Thanks, Sharing Hope

    Giving Thanks, Sharing Hope

    The St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign reaches out to raise money and awareness.

  • The Business of Caring

    The Business of Caring

    For entrepreneur Brad Martin, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a worthy investment of both money and time.

  • Keeping an Eye on the Goal

    Keeping an Eye on the Goal

    A perspective on St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by Warren Moon, the only player inducted into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

  • Jordan Sparks Visits St. Jude Patients

    Jordan Sparks Visits St. Jude Patients

    During a tour of St. Jude, platinum-selling recording artist Jordan Sparks visits with patients.

  • Research Highlights - Promise Autumn 2012

    Research Highlights - Promise Autumn 2012

    Closing AML's age-related survival gap; discovery may yield new flu drugs; ready, aim, get silly; exploring the life and death of cells; survivors' fracture risk lower than anticipated; celebrating in style; taking aim at bacterial infections; healthy weight is best; radiation dose tied to colorectal cancer risk; David McKee leaves mighty legacy

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