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2011-07-07 15:54:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui is the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal for work that has advanced the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., an eminent leader in the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology (ASH)....

2011-07-01 16:47:00

The Scientist magazine ranks St. Jude Children's Research Hospital among the top 10 MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is named as one of the top institutions in the annual "Best Places to Work in Academia" list by The Scientist magazine. St. Jude ranked second among U.S. institutions. The magazine received 2,260 responses from scientists at 92 U.S. institutions and 19 from foreign institutions....

2011-06-29 15:28:00

Annual awards honor top partners, volunteers and donors MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Williams-Sonoma, Inc. was recognized as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's Corporate Partner of the Year during the presentation of the ALSAC/St. Jude Volunteer Appreciation Awards on June 24. St. Jude honored partners, volunteers and donors from across the country at the annual event. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/DC28416) "On behalf of the entire...

2011-06-08 10:32:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this May, Varsity's summer cheerleading camp season will kick off in all 50 states. The 350,000 cheerleaders and dancers that will head to Varsity summer camps will learn cheerleading basics like crowd leading and cheers, and the safest techniques for stunting, pyramid building and spotting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101116/CL02096LOGO) This year Varsity, the leader in instructional cheerleading and dance team...

2011-05-05 13:45:00

MIAMI, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Luis Fonsi has been giving back to his community for many years, and next week he'll receive a distinguished honor from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for his efforts. The 9th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala, presented by Trafalgar Capital Advisors, will honor Fonsi on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL, with the 2011 "Al-Rashid...

2011-05-05 05:30:00

EXTON, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kensey Nash Corporation (NASDAQ: KNSY), a medical device company primarily focused on regenerative medicine for a wide range of medical procedures, today reported the results for its third quarter ended March 31, 2011. Third Quarter Snapshot and Recent Developments Adjusted diluted EPS* of $0.43, in line with the Company's previous guidance of $0.42-$0.44 and 7% below the prior year comparable quarter's diluted EPS of $0.46. As reported loss...

2011-04-20 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, ABC's Emmy award winning "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez and Kate del Castillo the star of Telemundo's record-breaking mini-series "La Reina del Sur," were honored at the 2nd annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' (Stars for Life) gala for their continued support and dedication to helping children in the Los Angeles area as well as around the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to:...

2011-04-07 12:10:00

Kimberly Ovitt hired to take the helm of the hospital's public relations and communication efforts MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kimberly Ovitt has been appointed senior vice president of public relations at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Ovitt will oversee public relations and communication strategies for the hospital, an institution renowned for its research and treatment of childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With a strong focus in...

2011-04-06 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate del Castillo, from the Telemundo record-breaking show "La Reina del Sur" and Rico Rodriguez, from the Emmy® award-winning show "Modern Family," will be honored at the 2nd Annual St. Jude 'Estrellas por la Vida' (Stars for Life) gala on April 15, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at the Club Nokia at LA Live, in Los Angeles, CA. The event, which benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, is a celebration of life and...

2011-03-31 12:05:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This spring, businesses across the country are giving hope to kids battling cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases by encouraging customers to donate $1 or more during checkout to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as part of the annual Give thanks. Give hope.(TM) campaign. In just two years, the campaign has rallied numerous businesses across the country and raised more than $1 million, helping give hope to...


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