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Latest Jude Children's Research Hospital Stories

2013-03-19 12:28:01

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office today awarded St. Jude Children's Research Hospital U.S. patent number 8,399,645 for St. Jude's invention of compositions for genetically modifying human immune cells so they can destroy some of the most common forms of cancer in children and adults. "This groundbreaking invention enables human immune cells to recognize and attack certain cells that cause leukemia and lymphoma, cancers...

2013-03-07 00:21:54

Sulmasy Stands Behind Research to Eradicate Childhood Cancers and Diseases NAPLES, Fla., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Having experienced a death of a child in his family due to leukemia, Warren Sulmasy made a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in February 2013. "A child should never have to battle for their life when they haven't yet begun to live," said Sulmasy. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was founded by Danny Thomas to ensure that no child is...

2013-03-03 12:20:33

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ties mutations in two genes to the death of motor neurons associated with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, and other devastating neurodegenerative problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has discovered mutations in two genes that lead to the death of nerve cells in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and related degenerative diseases. The...

2013-02-25 08:28:30

Kmart, CVS/pharmacy, ANN INC., Domino's Pizza and the Generosity of Corporate Partners Drive Campaign's Success Online Giving Increases 63 Percent, Hispanic Donor Engagement at All-Time High MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) and the generous consumers and partners who supported the ninth annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) campaign have something to celebrate this year, raising more than $72 million in support of...

2013-02-22 12:22:55

- This Unique Collaboration is Highlighted by Support from Hoops for St. Jude Ambassadors Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol, David Lee, Kevin Love, Lionel Hollins and George Karl - NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and ESPN are teaming up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fight against pediatric cancer by raising awareness and funds to support lifesaving work for...

2013-02-19 16:26:26

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, raised more than $3.5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital( )during the 2012 St. Jude Thanks and Giving(®) campaign. This year's campaign brings Domino's total amount raised for St. Jude to over $16 million since the partnership was announced in 2004. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/DE55948LOGO-b ) "Domino's Pizza stores across the...

2013-02-18 08:22:21

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), one of the world's premier cancer research centers joined forces with Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, to host its annual St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope) radio event. Univision Radio listeners across the country tuned in on Feb. 7 and 8 to raise more than $5.3 million in cash and pledges to support the research and treatment of childhood cancer...

2013-02-15 16:22:57

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led analysis finds rise less than in previous years; cancer drugs the exception MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though costs for medications will continue to rise in 2013 by as much as 4 percent, the increase is projected to be less than in previous years, according to a report in the advance online publication of the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, the journal of the American Society of Health-System...

2013-02-04 16:22:54

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision Radio, the radio division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, will host its annual St. Jude Promesa y Esperanza(®) (Promise and Hope) radio event to be held on Feb. 7 and 8 to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®), one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other deadly childhood diseases. To view the multimedia assets...

2013-02-04 12:23:48

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been named one of the best cancer care hospitals in the country by Parents magazine. The results, based on the magazine's survey of more than 60 children's hospitals, appear in the March 2013 issue. "Being recognized is always a great honor, especially since our focus on some of the toughest pediatric cancers often makes comparisons difficult," said Dr. William E. Evans, St. Jude...