St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (ALSAC)

Ongoing Effects of Hepatitis C Virus in St. Jude Cancer Alumni under Study
09 Mar 01 | (March 9, 2001, Memphis, Tennessee) The long-term effects of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in former childhood cancer patients are the focus of current studies at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. As they screen former St. Jude patients for the...

St. Jude researchers prove mesenchymal cell transplantation may benefit children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
01 Mar 01 | (Memphis, Tennessee, March 1, 2001) Transplantation of bone marrow mesenchymal cells has the potential to correct inherited disorders of bone, cartilage and muscle, according to a study by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, ...

A major grant to fight multi-drug resistant tuberculosis awarded to St. Jude in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline
27 Feb 01 | (Memphis, Tennessee February 27, 2001) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (grant awarded pre-merger to SmithKline Beecham) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was awarded a $2.4 million grant for...

St. Jude the Real Winner in Fund Raiser Conducted by Just For Men® Haircolor
15 Jan 01 | "The 'Most Colorful Color Commentator' Sweepstakes is great because it allows us to help the children of St. Jude," said Theismann, who serves on the hospital's professional advisory board. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis, ...

Country Music Industry Unites For The Children of St. Jude
11 Jan 01 | They are joining forces for the 12th annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kidsã seminar which launches a season of radiothons to benefit the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Last year alone, country music radio stations and their ...

Researchers Discover Important Structure for Drug Development
01 Nov 00 | Parainfluenza (both hPIV-1 and hPIV-3) is the second most common viral infection in children under five years of age. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis, Tennessee, was founded by the late Danny Thomas.

St. Jude Researchers Determine Expensive Preventive Treatment Is Not Necessary
31 Oct 00 | (Memphis, Tennessee, October 31, 2000) Pediatric patients diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) who have low platelet counts and require an important diagnostic test or treatment procedure do not need a platelet transfusion according ...

Shop at Home, Inc. Spreads Holiday Cheer with Fund Raiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®
26 Oct 00 | The exclusive ornament titled, "St. Jude Children's Tree" features two children placing a star atop a Christmas tree. Owen is a long time supporter of St. Jude and founder of the Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® program, a fund raiser sponsored ...

Cell Death Protects from Pseudomonas Pneumonia
20 Oct 00 | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital© researcher Erich Gulbins M.D., Ph.D., determined that Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection kills lung cells by activating the CD95/CD95-ligand system. Infection of normal mice with Pseudomonas aeruginosa into ...

Tina Turner Shows More Than a Little Tenderness at Target House
20 Oct 00 | Tina's visit to St. Jude and Target House coincided with the final leg of her triumphant U.S. concert tour, Tina One Last Time. Upon accepting the donation, Thomas said, "We are thrilled to have Tina Turner here touring St. Jude and Target House...

St. Jude discovers cellular vehicle that transports pneumonia
15 Sep 00 | Seeking strategies for an effective vaccine, a team of researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospitalƒ - led by Elaine Tuomanen, M.D. - studied how the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae traffics from the throat to the blood stream. St. ...

Christian Brothers University Receives $500,000 Grant from The Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health
07 Sep 00 | The Minority International Research Training (MIRT) grant awarded by the Fogarty International Center supports scientific training programs that offer international research training opportunities to qualified U.S. minority students ...

Tommy Hilfiger sponsors fashion show for St. Jude patients
15 Aug 00 | With a minimum purchase of $50, patrons purchased a Tommy Hilfiger soccer ball for $1, and proceeds from the soccer ball sales were donated to St. Jude. Tommy Hilfiger also matched each dollar donated to St. Jude. The patients of St. Jude ...

St. Jude Opens Hartwell Center for Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
31 Jul 00 | (Memphis, Tennessee, July 31, 2000) - The new Hartwell Center for Bioinformatics and Biotechnology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospitalƒ is one of the leading facilities of its kind in the world. "These new capabilities will revolutionize ...

St. Jude Study Shows Long-term Anticonvulsant Therapy Hinders Positive Effects of Chemotherapy
21 Jul 00 | (Memphis, Tennessee, July 21, 2000)- Investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospitalƒ discovered that some anti-seizure medicines given to children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer, can ...

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Benefits from AllStarCharity.com
17 Jul 00 | (Memphis, Tennessee, July 17, 2000) – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the world's premier childhood cancer research center, has embarked on a new Internet fund-raising program with AllStarCharity.com. AllStarCharity.com is a new kind of ...

New Insight for Antibacterial Drug Development
12 Jul 00 | "Before now, FabI was thought to be ubiquitous and drugs that inhibit FabI would attack all bacteria," Rock said. Rock reported in September 1998 that it was possible for E. coli bacteria to develop some resistance to triclosan by acquiring ...

Rose Marie Thomas, wife of St. Jude founder Danny Thomas, passes away in Beverly Hills
12 Jul 00 | (Memphis, Tennessee, July 12, 2000) Rose Marie Thomas, the widow of Danny Thomas, founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital© in Memphis, Tennessee, passed away in her Beverly Hills home Wednesday morning. Rose Marie Thomas was named St. ...

St. Jude research team identifies a gene crucial for normal liver development
27 Jun 00 | Loss of the Prox 1 gene leads to the arrest in hepatocyte migration and to the formation of a smaller liver. (Memphis, TN, June 27, 2000) Scientists from the Department of Genetics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found that the Prox1 gene...

ALSAC/St. Jude National Convention Comes to Memphis
22 Jun 00 | The Thomas family will then dedicate the first newly-constructed building in the five-year St. Jude expansion, the Tamer-Rashid ALSAC building. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in Memphis, Tennessee, was founded by the late entertainer ...

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