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.

Investigator Insights

5 Questions for Laura Jolovic

Erin Podolak, MA and Laura Jolovic

Meet St. Jude radiation therapist Laura Jolovic and learn how she provides care for children with cancer as well as mentors students interested in a career in pediatric radiation oncology.

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CRISPR kickstarts combination drug discovery for neuroblastoma

Alex Generous, PhD

A CRISPR screen reveals a potential combination therapy for relapsed neuroblastoma.


Building blocks: St. Jude Global guides reestablishment of health care capacity during crisis

Erin Podolak, MA

St. Jude Global helps provide a framework for rebuilding health care capacity after a crisis.


Finding the big-TIME players holding back CAR T–cell therapy for high-grade gliomas

Alex Generous, PhD

Explore how tumor-associated macrophages shape CAR T-cell therapy efficacy in high-grade gliomas.

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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