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Company Overview of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc. operates a pediatric treatment and research facility. It also engages in the research and treatment of blood disorders, cancer, and infectious diseases in children. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
Founded in 1962
Key Executives for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Finance Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Communications Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Inc. Key Developments
St. Jude Children’S Research Hospital Scientific Director Richard Gilbertson Announces Resignation
Mar 26 15
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials announced that the institution’s scientific and Comprehensive Cancer Center director, Richard Gilbertson, M.D., Ph.D., has decided to return to his native England and become the director of the Cambridge Cancer Centre at the University of Cambridge. Since leaving England to join St. Jude in 2000, Gilbertson has led international efforts that have advanced scientists’ understanding of the biology driving several common childhood brain tumors and has been actively engaged in clinical trials to translate those discoveries into pioneering therapies.
St Jude Children's Research Hospital Appoints Thomas E. Merchant as New Chair of Department of Radiation Oncology
Mar 17 15
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has named Thomas E. Merchant, D.O., Ph.D., as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. In this position, he will oversee the institution's programs that use radiation therapy to treat childhood cancer.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Opens Kay Research and Care Center on the St. Jude Campus
Feb 19 15
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officially opened the Kay Research and Care Center on the St. Jude campus. The new $198-million center houses the Eric Trump Foundation Surgery and ICU Center, the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration, as well as the St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center, which will open this fall. The new center will help St. Jude usher in a new era of research, education, collaboration, care and treatment for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The building's Eric Trump Foundation Surgery and ICU Center was made possible by a generous $20-million commitment from The Eric Trump Foundation. The center doubles the hospital's surgery space, accommodating the latest technologies with the flexibility to adapt to future advances. The operating suites are equipped with recording devices and observation rooms, to help doctors around the world learn from techniques perfected at St. Jude. An entire floor of the Kay Research and Care Center is devoted to the computational biology department, which will play a key role in the hospital's research over the coming decades. The growth of the department is crucial for the hospital's work to analyze the immense amount of data provided by the St. Jude -Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project as well as other St. Jude research efforts to help unlock the secrets of childhood cancer.
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