News Archive from September 2010
September 27, 2010
By joining this network, Doylestown Hospital patients will have access to the latest clinical protocols and trials available; Jefferson Expert Teleconsulting (JET), the region's first university-based, high-tech mobile robotic system for neuroscience; and more.
September 22, 2010
Five students from Thomas Jefferson University have recently been named as 2010-11 Schweitzer Fellows, joining approximately 200 other exceptional emerging professionals across the country in conceptualizing and carrying out 200-hour service projects that address the unmet health-related needs of underserved individuals and communities. The students are Stephanie Wroten from Jefferson School of Population Health; Melissa Warriner from Jefferson School of Health Professions; Ravi Pujara from Jefferson Medical College; and Kenny Aristide and Stephanie Do, both from Jefferson School of Pharmacy.
September 15, 2010
A molecule known to be involved in progressive heart failure has now been shown to also lead to permanent damage after a heart attack, according to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University.
September 14, 2010
An abrupt, fatal heart attack in a young athlete on the playing field is a tragedy destined to repeat itself over and over until more is understood about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic disorder that is the most common cause of sudden death in young people but which affects people of all ages. So says a task force of cardiologists and cardiac biologists, headed by Thomas L. Force, M.D., James C. Wilson Professor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, in the September 14th online edition of the journal Circulation.
September 08, 2010
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN) is launching the Jefferson Neuroscience Network (JNN) to promote collaboration among area hospitals to advance neuroscience care throughout the region. Chestnut Hill Hospital is the first hospital to join JNN.
September 02, 2010
Doctors from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University have written and published a new, comprehensive guide on heart care titled: Jefferson Heart Institute Handbook of Cardiology. The medical textbook is geared toward medical students, residents and fellows, internists and cardiologists, offering a concise guide of cardiac disorders and how to treat them. The book will be available in September, 2010.
Featured in the Media
Featured September 29, 2010
Dr. Eugene Kennedy, assistant professor of surgery, will be featured in the October 4 episode of "Mystery Diagnosis" on the Discovery Health Channel.