Roussel elected to National Academy of Sciences
Roussel’s appointment marks a historic moment in National Academy of Sciences history with a record number of women elected to the academy.
Researchers reveal key process that regulates cell division
Read how fluctuations in the intrinsically disordered protein p27 play a key role in regulating cell division.
Schedule changes improve ALL treatment
Scheduling delivery of the drug asparaginase with a discontinuous schedule of dexamethasone helps reduce bone damage when the two drugs were given together.
How do we get more out of vaccine protection?
Cell Host & Microbe study reveals the nearly 70 proteins the bacteria need to spread and set up shop (colonize) on someone new.
First St. Jude director and CEO honored as Giant of Cancer Care
The Giants of Cancer Care recognition program honors those who advance the field of oncology through research or clinical care.
Different immune cell implicated in lupus-related kidney disease
This work shows for the first time that a type of immune cell called a patrolling monocyte plays a critical role in glomerulonephritis, inflammation of the kidneys
St. Jude physician-scientist receives AACR award
The 2019 Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award supports researchers to advance research focused on the cause, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer.
Biological machinery of cell’s “executioner” yields secrets of its control
Discovery of control signals for cell-killing necroptosis promises new treatment pathway for cancers and a broad array of other disorders.
Mechanism revealed that dooms patients with Lou Gehrig disease
Read about how the most common genetic cause of ALS disrupts cell function and how that might lead to new ways to diagnose and treat the disease
Tracking the source of bone cancer mutations
Read about efforts to improve cure rates for the bone cancer osteosarcoma by tracking how the chemo drug cisplatin may contribute to mutations.
Genetic secrets yield treatment clues
Genomic analysis reveals age-related subsets of acute erythroid leukemia.
Flu and strep team up to cause respiratory woes
Researchers report for the first time that flu sticks to the surface of common respiratory bacteria.
From Promise, Summer 2019