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  • Yesterday we celebrated National Cancer Survivors Day. St. Jude doesn't just treat children with cancer, but we follow our patients throughout their lives to yield insights into the long-term effects of pediatric cancer and treatment through the St. Jude LIFE study. Findings from St. Jude LIFE are informing new approaches to improve long-term survivor health.

    St. Jude LIFE Study

    Pediatric cancer treatments save lives, but can increase health risks for survivors during adulthood. St. Jude LIFE is an unprecedented research study that brings long-term childhood cancer survivors back to St. Jude for regular health screenings throughout their adult lives. To date, more than 3,600 participants have undergone comprehensive health evaluations through St.

  • St. Jude invites you to learn how we tackle some of the biggest challenges in clinical research. Reserve your spot for our live web-learning event: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQWhP

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  • Our featured Employee Spotlight this month is Tiffany Rooks, Administrative Director of Patient Care Services. Enjoy!

    Employee Spotlight

    Employees love working at St. Jude for tons of reasons-including our inspiring mission, diversity, resources, benefits and history. Each employee is a valued member of the St. Jude family, and the Employee Spotlight demonstrates how each employee's contributions support the St. Jude mission.

  • What do occupational therapists do? They help patients be self-sufficient in daily activities; strengthen cognition, vision, self-care skills, and fine and gross motor skills. Learn more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ6Vh.

    Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital help infants, children, teens and young adults achieve independence with daily activities, play, and school or work activities. An occupational therapist uses meaningful activity and exercise to help your child develop and strengthen fine motor skills, gross motor skills and self-care skills, and to be as independent as possible.

  • May is almost upon us and it looks like you should come visit us this month. Here's a few more reasons why we love to call Memphis home!

    5 great places to visit in May

    As things heat up in the (CNN) - United States and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere in May, so do the travel opportunities. For US residents, early and mid-May can present the last opportunity to nab discount rates before Memorial Day (May 28 in 2018) launches the peak summer season of travel.

  • Last week St. Jude launched the much-anticipated St. Jude Cloud, in collaboration with Microsoft and DNAnexus. This huge cloud-based database shows how we are working to eradicate childhood cancer worldwide through our partnerships with other cancer research institutions. In short, this fantastic resource is unique in that it will offer researchers the largest repository of Pediatric Cancer Genomics data, provide interactive data tools, verify research discoveries faster, and advance cures through collaboration.
    We are so proud of our employees and what they are doing to find cures and save children!

    St. Jude Cloud launches for researchers worldwide

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today launched St. Jude Cloud, an online data-sharing and collaboration platform that provides researchers access to the world's largest public repository of pediatric cancer genomics data. Developed as a partnership among St. Jude, DNAnexus and Microsoft, St. Jude Cloud provides accelerated data mining, analysis and visualization capabilities in a secure cloud-based environment.

  • Check out our newest "Employee Spotlight" and see how Hailey's loss of a best friend at a young age led her to a career in science. Thank you for your dedication to the mission, Hailey!

    Losing my best friend to cancer led me to a career in science

    When I was a teenager, I lost my best friend to the bone cancer osteosarcoma . It's been 13 years since Maegan's death-I remember the movie nights in her hospital bed, the times when she received good news and the days when she learned of bad news.

  • Did you know that there are some patients who undergo chemotherapy (often known to cause hair loss on the body and scalp) who will also lose the hairs of the inner ear, which are irreplaceable and essential for hearing? Our researchers are honing in on a potential drug that can protect and restore hearing, not just for our cancer survivors, but also for those who have suffered a loss of hearing from other factors like noise or possibly aging. We are so proud of our team of researchers who work tirelessly to ensure a better life for our patients!

    Researchers home in on possible drug to prevent hearing loss

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a drug candidate that, in the laboratory, protects against hearing loss caused by noise and the chemotherapy drug cisplatin St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a compound that prevents hearing loss in adult rodents caused by noise or the chemotherapy drug cisplatin.

  • What an exciting time to be at St. Jude! This new research center will double our research space on campus which will allow us to hire 1,000 more employees over the next several years. We are breaking ground this spring.

    St. Jude to build $412 million advanced research center

    CLOSE In one of the largest capital projects in Memphis history, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will erect a $412 million research center complete with futuristic, glass-walled laboratories nestled amid open-space areas to give scientists a chance to share ideas and discoveries as they talk shop.

  • Firing on all neurons: St. Jude researchers love science. Neurons are specialized cells that transmit nerve impulses. Are you interested in science? Discover available St. Jude jobs: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ7NC. #HappyValentinesDay

    Research and Hospital Careers

    There's a reason St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune magazine's "100 Best Places to Work For" list. At our world-class pediatric research institution, every employee shares the commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. The result? A collaborative, positive environment.

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