November 30, 2010
Through this collaboration, Jefferson and Underwood will provide some of the most sophisticated care and expertise available to patients with time-sensitive neurovascular diseases.
November 26, 2010
The median wait time for adult patients seeking a kidney transplant at Jefferson was 37 months. Other city hospitals that had comparable patient survival rates following transplant had median wait times of between 62 and 72 months.
November 22, 2010
Their study, the first to uncover a new role for this powerful gene, may lead to clinical "barcoding" of a patient's prostate cancer to help direct therapy.
November 17, 2010
A research team from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) at Jefferson has concluded – for the first time – that a multidisciplinary clinic approach to aggressive prostate cancer can improve survival in patients. The results from the 15-year study of the multidisciplinary clinic can be found in the November issue of Journal of Oncology Practice.
November 16, 2010
Cardiology researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Heidelberg in Germany say they are close to testing two different gene therapy strategies aimed at reversing heart failure in patients.
November 15, 2010
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is one of the first hospitals, both locally and nationally, to launch a content-rich mobile website for use on smartphones. This new website provides easy, instant-access to information about emergency services, doctors and their office locations, convenient parking and walking or driving directions. With the new mobile version, Jefferson hopes to improve the experience for website visitors such as patients, family, friends and care-givers.
November 09, 2010
Researchers in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University were recently awarded a $2.6 million grant from The National Institute of Health to study whether increasing participation in cognitive, physical and/or social activities prevents cognitive decline in older African Americans with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
November 08, 2010
Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen, M.D., will be awarded the 2010 Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Biomedical Research at a special symposium at 2 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2010 at Thomas Jefferson University.
November 08, 2010
Molecular biologist Jonathan Brody, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Surgery; and Gregory E. Gonye, Ph.D., research assistant professor, and member of the Daniel Baugh Institute for Functional Genomics/Computational Biology in the Department of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, have been awarded a W.W. Smith Charitable Trust medical research grant. This one-year grant awards $100,000 to their group to help support their innovative cancer research.
November 04, 2010
Edith Mitchell, M.D., has been honored for her work in gastrointestinal malignancies.
November 02, 2010
Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson radiation oncology researchers say patients have a right to know the true picture of risks and benefits in clinical trials.
November 02, 2010
For his work in defining how a type of head and neck cancer should be studied in clinical trials and ultimately be treated, Robert Den, M.D., a radiation oncologist at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, has been selected as the clinical winner of the Poster Discussion Recognition Award at the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Diego.
November 01, 2010
Jefferson at the Navy Yard offers a multi-specialty physician practice, a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center, and occupational health and workers' compensation services to Delaware Valley residents.