June 03, 2013
Research from Thomas Jefferson University is laying the foundation for a genetic test to accurately identify hip dysplasia in newborns so that early intervention can be initiated to promote normal development.
May 20, 2013
Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center will host a ball to honor Edward Glickman, Board of Advisors Chairman, with the Spirit of Commitment Award at the Ritz Carlton of Philadelphia on June 8.
May 17, 2013
The Jefferson Farmers' Market will open their 2013 season on May 23 at 11 a.m. with the launch of the Plastic Bag Reduction (PBR) program. PBR, an initiative to reduce the number of plastic bags used, is the first of its kind in Philadelphia.
May 16, 2013
Third-year residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have organized a symposium examining racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on cancer care.
May 15, 2013
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital was recently bestowed the title of “Quality Respiratory Care Institution” (QRCR) for 2013 by the American Association for Respiratory Care.
April 29, 2013
The well-studied protein VEGF does not appear to have any prognostic or predictive value for men with locally advanced prostate cancer, researchers from the Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and other institutions found in a retrospective study published online April 25 in the journal BMC Radiation Oncology.
April 16, 2013
Randall Culp, MD, hand surgeon with The Philadelphia Hand Center at Jefferson has been awarded the 2013 Golden Apple Award from Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), an organization committed to improving global health through education.
April 11, 2013
Howard Weitz, MD, FACP, FACC, and Geno Merli, MD, FACP, will be recognized as Masters of the American College of Physicians (ACP) on April 11th at the ACP annual meeting in San Francisco.
April 11, 2013
The Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) at Jefferson will host a survivorship conference, "Cancer Survivorship: The Future Is Now" on Friday, April 12th from 12 to 2 PM.
March 27, 2013
Radiation oncologists at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are stressing the need for evidence-based, standardized guidelines on dietary recommendations for cancer patients — and with good reason.