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.
Guests at the 23rd annual TomorrowNite Gala in Boston raised $365,000 on April 12 to help St. Jude find cures and save children.
St. Jude patient and gymnast Kate, 15, inspired 850 guests with the courageous story of her cancer battle at 20th annual St. Jude Four Stars of Chicago Restaurant Extravaganza.
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)