News Archive from December 2012
December 28, 2012
John Entwistle III, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support.
December 27, 2012
Gordon R. Reeves, M.D., has joined the Division of Cardiology as a member of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Team at the Jefferson Heart Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
December 13, 2012
Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals announces the creation of the Jefferson – Jane and Leonard Korman Lung Center, made possible through major support from the Jane and Leonard Korman Family Foundation. The partnership will allow Jefferson to better understand lung disease through innovative research and expanded clinical programs for exceptional patient care.
December 05, 2012
Jefferson Medical Care – South Philadelphia, a primary care practice, has received accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, showing its commitment to evidence-based, patient-centered care that focuses on coordinated and long-term collaborative patient-physician partnerships.
December 04, 2012
Treating Parkinson's disease patients with the experimental drug GM1 ganglioside improved symptoms and slowed their progression during a two and a half-year trial, Thomas Jefferson University researchers report in a new study published online November 28 in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences.
December 03, 2012
The Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine combined creative art therapy with a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for women with breast cancer and showed changes in brain activity associated with lower stress and anxiety after the eight-week program.
Featured in the Media
Featured December 20, 2012
Dr. Edith Mitchell, medical oncologist at Jefferson, talks about a new study that found a link between diabetes, hypertension and colon cancer recurrence.
Featured December 13, 2012
Amy Leader, PhD, research assistant professor in the Department of Medical Oncology at Jefferson, and Christopher Chambers, MD, family medicine physician, talk tabout HPV and the ongoing efforts and issues to increase vaccinations.
Featured December 12, 2012
Dr. Mani Kavuru explains that since people usually keep their windows closed in the winter, any air that gets inside can linger unless it is somehow removed.
Featured December 12, 2012
Dr. Jay Schneider, director of the Parkinson's Disease Research Unit at Jefferson talks to KYW Newsradio about his recent study on an experimental drug to slow down the progression of Parkinson's disease.
Featured December 07, 2012
Jefferson Medical Care — South Philadelphia receives recognition as a patient-centered medical home.
Featured December 05, 2012
The Philadelphia Tribune highlights Jefferson physician Nathaniel Evans and the Thoracic Surgery Program, including video-assisted thoracic surgery for lung cancer patients.