August 31, 2010
Four key studies now propose a new theory about how cancer cells grow and survive, allowing researchers to design better diagnostics and therapies to target high-risk cancer patients. These studies were conducted by a large team of researchers at Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center.
August 31, 2010
Matthew D. Vibbert, MD, recently joined the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery and was named assistant professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
August 27, 2010
Scientists at Jefferson Medical College have received a four-year, $3 million National Institutes of Health grant funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study variations of platelet function, specifically, the genetics of platelet gene expression. The study aims to find data that can be translated into novel therapeutic strategies and develop better predictors of cardiovascular disease.
August 19, 2010
Orthopedic surgeon John A. Abraham, M.D., has joined the Rothman Institute at Jefferson. He has also been named an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and joins the faculty after serving for the past four years as a musculoskeletal oncology surgeon at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center at Harvard Medical School.
August 03, 2010
Robert H. Rosenwasser, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.H.A., professor and chair, Department of Neurological Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University; and co-director of the Stroke Program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been named to the first endowed chair in the department’s history. This endowment honors the former chair, Jewell L. Osterholm, M.D., who led the department for two decades.