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Latest St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Stories

2014-05-08 12:29:37

Tumors shrank or disappeared in some patients with advanced neuroblastoma in a Phase I study of an immune therapy manufactured at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tumors shrank or disappeared and disease progression was temporarily halted in 15 children with advanced neuroblastoma enrolled in a safety study of an experimental antibody produced at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Four patients are still alive after more...

2014-05-06 08:28:52

Personalized cancer treatment helped Auburn lineman return to his field of dreams MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auburn University offensive lineman Shon Coleman, who beat leukemia through personalized treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to announce a first round NFL Draft pick Thursday, May 8, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110506/DC97593LOGO-c...

2014-05-01 23:01:47

Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., joins an illustrious group of scientists recognized by the academy. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. Schulman, a structural biologist, is among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15...

2014-05-01 16:31:19

Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., joins an illustrious group of scientists recognized by the academy MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Membership in the academy is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors a scientist can receive. Schulman, a structural biologist, is among 84 new members and 21...

2014-04-25 23:03:46

This May, LOFT is proud to launch its annual Spring campaign to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in finding cures and saving children through the sale of the LOFT Cares Feel-Good Cards. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The cards retail for $25 and give clients 20% off all their purchases of $100 or more (25% with LOFT Love Card) every time they shop until June 1, 2014. 90% of the cards’ purchase price will be donated to St. Jude, proving that you can look good...

2014-04-21 23:08:01

The Glamster Dancers help raise money with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for the cause against cancer. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Jim Stepanian and Jamie Stepanian are turning against cancer to raise much needed funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in Memphis TN. Jamie Stepanian and her duet partner, Pierce Johnson have created a Youtube channel called The Glamster Dancers (http://www.theglamsterdancers.com). It is a showcase of events taking place in...

2014-04-09 12:29:05

Celebrity supporters Yolanda Adams and James Fortune inspire support for St. Jude kids MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radio One's network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, have something special to sing about. On April 3, they partnered with other inspirational music stations to raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer, sickle cell and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®)...

2014-04-09 12:26:12

Cheerleaders and Dancers from eleven teams recognized for their fundraising efforts on behalf of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the eleven squads who raised the most donations as part of the "Team Up For St. Jude, Spirited By Varsity" campaign were invited to visit Memphis as a reward for their fundraising efforts benefiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®....

2014-04-04 23:27:35

The winners of last year's ROS categories were just recently announced at the UPHA convention in Chicago. Simpsonville, KY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The UPHA Ribbons of Service (ROS) program allows young equitation riders to participate in horse show competitions while raising funds for children with life-threatening illnesses. The program began in 2009 and is the brainchild of Helen Robertson, a fourth-generation professional horsewoman and co-owner/trainer with husband Jimmy Robertson...

2014-04-03 12:29:34

Includes 'Children Helping Children' Coloring Contest and Donation to St. Jude MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has officially kicked off the sixth annual "Children Helping Children" coloring contest as part of its Children's Day activities. From now until May 5, children ages 12 and younger visiting any Benihana location nationwide are encouraged to participate by drawing a picture to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'