St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Danny Thomas founded St. Jude with the vision of creating a
research hospital for the Study of catastrophic childhood diseases, where children suffering from cancer and other illnesses would receive world-class care. And he promised that no child would ever be turned away because of race, religion or inability to pay.
True to his word, Danny built St. Jude Children's Hospital.
St. Jude again designated Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Radio Oneâs network of stations, along with celebrity radio hosts Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, helped raise more than $1.3 million for kids fighting cancer at St. Jude.
St. Jude Childrenâs Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project offers new leads to improved outcomes for children with high-grade glioma brain tumors; particularly youngest patients. (Suzanne Baker, PhD, and Jinghui Zhang, PhD)
St. Jude Childrenâs Research HospitalâWashington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project finds TP53 gene is altered in nearly all osteosarcomas; results help explain how tumors withstand radiation therapy. (Michael Dyer, PhD, and Jinghui Zhang, PhD)
The 15th annual Fitness for a Cure event in Lowell, Mass., raised more than $400,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
A St. Jude Childrenâs Research Hospital-led study identified two adult cancer drugs with potential to improve treatment of a high-risk childhood brain tumor; the drugs are now part of a pediatric clinical trial. (Martine Roussel, PhD)