Research Highlights - Summer 2018

Ching-Hon Pui, MD with patient Matthew

Special thanks

St. Jude patient Matthew Fulcher presents a gift and scrapbook to oncologist Ching-Hon Pui, MD, to recognize Pui’s 40th anniversary at St. Jude. The scrapbook included photos, drawings and handwritten notes from patients.

 
Jamie Maciaszek, PhD, and Stacy Hines-Dowell, DNSc, both of Cancer Predisposition, assist Christian Trey Hall with the DNA extraction.

DNA Day

In celebration of National DNA Day April 25, the Division of Cancer Predisposition “Gene Team” demonstrated how to extract DNA from strawberries. From left: Jamie Maciaszek, PhD, and Stacy Hines-Dowell, DNSc, both of Cancer Predisposition, assist Christian Trey Hall with the DNA extraction.

 
Patient Jacorrion and guest walk the red carpet at prom

One enchanted evening

Patients and siblings ages 15 to 19 enjoyed a special night of dancing and fun at the 2018 St. Jude Teen Formal at the Enchanted Garden. Child Life sponsors the annual event, which allows teens to experience one of the most anticipated events in a teen’s life: prom.

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