St. Jude is committed to leveraging its assets to accelerate progress and maximize impact for children in Memphis and around the globe with an acute focus on fundamental science, childhood cancer, pediatric catastrophic disease, global impact, and workforce and environment. St. Jude has, and will continue to, significantly influence the way the world understands and treats childhood cancer, sickle cell disease, neurological disorders, and infectious diseases.

Explore our research

The St. Jude environment facilitates interaction among laboratory scientists and clinical investigators, promoting the translation of new findings from the lab to the clinic and communicating clinical problems to laboratory scientists for further investigation. Our 22 academic departments are home to more than 120 fundamental and translational research labs that bring the ‘bench to the bedside,’ ensuring that patients treated at St. Jude benefit fully from advances in our understanding of pediatric catastrophic diseases and their treatment.

Explore the work of our lab-based investigators by searching for a PI/Faculty name.

What sets St. Jude apart?

Careers & training

Answer your calling at St. Jude

St. Jude is a community of diverse faculty, staff, and trainees who strive to ask bold questions, create innovative solutions, and strengthen the robust scientific enterprise. St. Jude investigators have the freedom to focus on making big discoveries, backed by extraordinary resources and support teams. 

Progress: A Digital Magazine

Sharing stories of impact and discovery across the St. Jude research enterprise.


Influenza virus provides first evidence of bats’ potential as an intermediate host

Alex Generous, PhD

Explore research showing bats may be an intermediate influenza host.

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Why do Black women have the highest cervical cancer mortality compared to all other groups in the United States? 

Karlisa Cryer

Learn about the factors that limit HPV vaccination adoption, and how they can be overcome.

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Investigator Insights

5 Questions for Hongbo Chi, PhD

Erin Podolak, MA and Hongbo Chi, PhD

Learn about Hongbo Chi, PhD, St. Jude Department of Immunology.

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Bridging the gap: Psychological support for teens and emerging adults with cancer

Taylor Wewel

St. Jude clinicians and researchers are working to support teens and emerging adults with cancer through psychological and psychosocial interventions.

An extraordinary academic institution

Learn how a degree from the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences can help you further your science and make a difference.

With world-class basic and translational research, mentorship from internationally renowned faculty and exceptional support and resources, our degree programs offer a unique experience for all our students.

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