Read the latest news and stories from the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Steven Varga, Ph.D., is the second dean to lead the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, a unique world-class interdisciplinary environment bridging basic and translational research efforts to advance cures for pediatric catastrophic diseases.
Degrees were awarded to 9 students from 8 countries. Ten international students who graduated in 2021 also participated in the ceremony.
During the decade between the 50th anniversary of the founding of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the 60th, one of the institution’s most significant advancements was the founding of the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Findings from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital shed light on what drives this metabolic disease and provides clues to targeted treatment with pantazines.
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named Associate Dean of Students at the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Ana Vazquez-Pagan, a student in the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been named to the Yale Ciencia Academy.
Pediatric oncologists in the St. Jude Global Child Health master’s program confront COVID-19 in 16 countries to prevent interruptions in their patients’ cancer care. Find out what they are doing.
Caitlin Zebley, M.D., Ph.D., a junior faculty member with St. Jude, has received a Young Investigator Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
From rural Arkansas to a White House task force, St. Jude Graduate School Chair Dr. Hildreth comes full circle in Memphis. Read more.
St. Jude scientists identified genetic variants in African American childhood cancer survivors that have implications for up-front care and long-term surveillance.
Scientists at St. Jude have shed light on the mechanisms that underlie how Aspergillus fumigatus activates the inflammasome, with implications for therapeutic development.
Liliana Vasquez, MD, pediatric oncologist and global health student, is helping Peru adopt universal coverage for early cancer diagnosis and treatment for children.
Immunologists have determined the process driving life-threatening inflammation, lung damage and organ failure in patients with COVID-19, sepsis and other inflammatory disorders suggesting possible treatment using existing drugs.
Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified how metabolic signaling pathways influence key immune cells with implications for treating autoimmune disorders and cancer.
St. Jude researchers are studying the Siah2 protein to determine how brain cells mature.
Preclinical studies are underway at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to develop small molecule inhibitors to prevent deadly inflammation and lung damage following respiratory infections and asthma.
Two oncologists enrolled in the Global Child Health MSc program at St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognized for clinical research from SIOP. Learn more.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists lead genome analysis to better understand one of the most common childhood solid tumors.
St. Jude researchers capture the structure of PARP enzymes at work, leading to a new understanding of DNA repair that may aid cancer treatments targeting the process.
To celebrate the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month, the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recognizes a few of our students in the Global Child Health Master’s program.
St. Jude researchers showed that an inherited variant of the GATA3 gene is tied to minimal residual disease levels and response to therapy for ALL
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists report that respiratory bacteria aid spread of flu virus .
Rogers replaces the retiring longtime Department Chair Mary Relling.
Research sheds light on cytokine storm syndromes and how ruxolitinib may benefit patients with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Kiri Ness, Ph.D., is the 2020 recipient of the Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature.
COVID-19 reduces the most important meeting of a young scientist’s career to screen time. Read about these second-year grad students and their successful strategies for taking qualifying exams virtually.
Find out how a graduate student became a first author on an innovative immunology research paper on T-cell memory and type 1 diabetes.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed software to identify cancer-causing mutations lurking in vast regions of the human genome.
Douglas R. Green, Ph.D., is one of four recipients of the 2019 Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal for Alumni Achievement from the Yale Graduate School.
New biomedical PhD students and Global Child Health master’s students were officially welcomed at Convocation for the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
View photos from the 4th annual NSUR event, in which the St. Jude Graduate School welcomed 47 undergraduate, masters, and postbaccalaureate students.
Learn about the St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in this Q&A with dean Stephen White, D.Phil, including some words of advice for first-year PhD students.
Get tips on starting your research experience, getting funding, and establishing yourself in the industry before you start grad school.
A PhD student shares key advice for first-year students: sharpen your analytical skills, unchain your curiosity, reframe failure, embrace opportunity—and don’t do it alone.
Faculty and staff welcomed 13 new PhD students with a convocation ceremony and reception. View images from the event and find out more about the graduate school.
Receiving dedicated advising and mentorship by world-class biomedical researchers has inspired the inaugural class of the graduate school to become more than just students.