Predicting protein phase separation St. Jude has developed a way to predict how proteins phase separate. The answer will help scientists studying how these proteins contribute to disease. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital president and CEO honored for contributions to pediatric cancer research James R. Downing, M.D., receives inaugural award from prestigious cancer research association. Douglas R. Green, Ph.D., of St. Jude elected to the National Academy of Sciences St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital immunologist recognized for his contribution to understanding the mechanism of cell death and survival. Expanding ways to tame a global childhood killer A new anti-malarial drug offers hope for children suffering from Malaria. Significant global investment could save 11 million children A report shows an investment in treating children with cancer could save 11 million lives and produce a triple return on investment to the global economy. Inherited mutation can drive SHH medulloblastoma Researchers find connections to inherited genetic mutations to a type of brain tumor. The study suggests certain genes should be included in routine testing. Combination therapy holds promise for rare immune disorder Recent research shows how an overactive immune system produces too many cytokines in HLH. From Promise, Autumn 2020 Donate Now Subscribe to Promise Name: Email: Message: Submit Feedback Thank you for your feedback! More articles from this issue COVID-19 Preparations: Racing a Pandemic Each infection comes with its own challenges. Learn how St. Jude has confronted the threat of COVID-19. A COVID-19 Message from James R. Downing, MD St. Jude President and CEO James R. Downing, MD, explains how St. Jude instituted innovative protection measures to minimize the impact of the virus among patients, families and staff. In Pursuit of a Hidden Enemy St. Jude teams unite to launch a unique process for COVID-19 testing of patients and employees. The Colors of Coronavirus St. Jude creates coloring books and activity books that help children, tweens and teens understand the new coronavirus. All Hands on Deck: Nursing Answers the Call With proactive measures, new policies and collaboration, Nursing brings a front-line approach to the hospital’s pandemic response. Read about their remarkable efforts. St. Jude Creates COVID-19 Information Hub Through national and international collaborations, St. Jude aims to better understand COVID-19 in children worldwide, including in young cancer patients. St. Jude Research Study Tracks Deadly Virus Many St. Jude employees volunteer for a yearlong research study to help scientists learn about the virus that causes COVID-19. Supporting Survivors Through the Pandemic St. Jude has developed innovative ways to support our survivorship patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about our new ways of staying connected. Tune in for Telehealth Telehealth services connect patients and providers amid coronavirus concerns. COVID-19 Q&A Four St. Jude scientists answer your questions about COVID-19. When Times Are 'Ruff' Due to COVID-19, hospital therapy dogs Puggle and Huckleberry, along with their handlers Brittany Reed and Shandra Taylor, began providing virtual sessions to St. Jude patients.