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2014-06-11 16:27:29

St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center receives "exceptional" score from National Cancer Institute--highest rating awarded to cancer centers MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), earning the highest possible score of "exceptional." St. Jude remains the first and only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that is devoted...

2014-06-10 23:03:44

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited to the institution from...

2014-06-10 12:32:05

Internationally recognized physician-scientists joining fight against devastating childhood diseases as hospital expands clinical and basic science research MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to leadership positions. Mitchell Weiss, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the St. Jude Department of Hematology. He was recruited...

2014-06-06 08:24:03

Twitch issues $250,000 challenge, chance to win prized purple hoodies; top fundraisers will be sent to 2014 GameStop Expo; Blizzard incentivizes with passes to BlizzCon, other rare prizes. MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) is powering up a new videogame charity program with help from some of the top streaming gamers, including Johnathan Wendel (Fatal1ty), "Ellohime," "CohhCarnage," Danielle Mackey (Panser), actress Zelda...

2014-06-04 20:21:28

General registration for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend now open MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Running Day today, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases, is calling all those daring enough to run 26 miles to lace up their running shoes. It's approximately 26 weeks from the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend...

2014-06-03 08:33:01

Global authority on Manufacturing Intelligence and enterprise quality helps fund research, cures for pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases FAIRFAX, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, is proud to announce the fulfillment of its $1-million pledge to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and...

2014-05-30 23:04:55

Leslie Robison, Ph.D., becomes the fifth researcher from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to receive the Pediatric Oncology Award Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Leslie L. Robison, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital the recipient of the 2014 Pediatric Oncology Award for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer survivorship research. Robison will receive the award Saturday at the ASCO annual...

2014-05-29 08:29:49

Former Medical Information Officer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, selected for his innovative and patient-centric approach to oncology research and treatment, to help shape future of Remedy's informatics solutions SALT LAKE CITY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registry-based clinical informatics software for healthcare delivery and life sciences research, announced today that Scott C. Howard, MD, MSc, will join the company's...

2014-05-27 16:23:28

MIAMI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 17 in Miami, more than 550 guests celebrated the progress of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) at the 12(th) annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, an event co-founded by Daisy Fuentes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7104557-chef-calvo-honored-at-fedex-st-jude-angels-and-stars-gala-in-miami http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91444 St. Jude...

2014-05-23 12:24:38

MIAMI, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, will donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. The funds were raised by the 2014 "Children Helping Children" coloring contest, part of the Children's Day program that culminated May 5. Throughout the month of April, children who visited any Benihana location nationwide were encouraged to draw a picture signifying what the theme "Children Helping...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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