Promise Autumn 2019

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COVER STORY

  • St. Jude LIFE Celebrates Milestone

    St. Jude LIFE Celebrates Milestone

    By studying CD8+ T cells, scientists harness the power of the immune system to treat cancer. The researchers challenge the notion that cancer cells must contain multiple mutations to prompt an immune response.

  • Blue-Sky Projects Accelerate Progress

    Blue-Sky Projects Accelerate Progress

    St. Jude identifies and pursues bold new projects that could transform science and medicine.

  • Where Leukemia Hides, the Immune System Seeks

    Where Leukemia Hides, the Immune System Seeks

    Research challenges the notion that cancer cells must contain multiple mutations to prompt an immune response.

  • It's a BRAVE New World for Mobility

    It's a BRAVE New World for Mobility

    The new BRAVE (Beginning Restorative Activities Very Early) program seeks to help mobilized patients as soon as possible to decrease their time in the pediatric intensive care unit and reduce delirium and ventilation time.

  • Together: Powered by St. Jude

    Together: Powered by St. Jude

    A new online resource brings families and St. Jude experts together to face pediatric cancer.

  • Global Child Health: Spreading Knowledge, Saving Children

    Global Child Health: Spreading Knowledge, Saving Children

    A unique Master of Science in Global Child Health trains health care professionals around the world. This program incorporates the world-renowned faculty of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences with the expertise of faculty in Global Pediatric Medicine.

  • Half-Matched Transplants, Whole Hope for Cures

    Half-Matched Transplants, Whole Hope for Cures

    A new study for half-matched transplants aims to cure high-risk blood cancers. The HAP2HCT clinical trial aims to kill remaining cancer cells, reduce the risk of GVHD and help patients’ immune systems recover quickly.

  • Organizing Organelles

    Organizing Organelles

    How do cells organize proteins without membranes? St. Jude scientists unlock the mysteries of liquid-liquid phase separation, or LLPS, to better understand membraneless organelles.

  • Life after St. Jude: Hoop Dreams

    Life after St. Jude: Hoop Dreams

    Simon Stacy overcomes the eye cancer retinoblastoma to play basketball in high school and possibly college.

  • News and Highlights - Autumn 2019

    News and Highlights - Autumn 2019

    Learn about the global cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries, what we can learn from rare disorders, new findings about the BRACA2 gene, and other recent scientific discoveries.

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