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What Learning Looks Like in the Brain

Using advanced imaging technology, researchers observe new patterns of molecular organization as connections between neurons strengthen during learning.
20-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tool to Study Hospital Readmissions Focuses on Patient Uncertainty

To explore causes of hospital readmissions, researchers created a tool to identify and quantify a patient’s feelings of uncertainty during their initial emergency department visit.
23-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers

Computer-aided surgery facilitates complete cancer removal for difficult pelvic tumors
17-Apr-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Six Health Systems form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials, Bringing Access to Clinical Trials Closer to Home

Six regional health systems today announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™) – a streamlined clinical trial system that will span New Jersey and...
16-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer Pass Next Test

Non-small cell lung cancer Nanoparticles pass the next stage of development in preclinical tests.
10-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing Odds of Hospital Readmissions with Better Transitions of Care

Patients treated for heart attack were 48 percent less likely to have a sudden return to the hospital when educated using a multi-factored discharge and follow-up program
2-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Targeted Therapy Schedule Could Keep Melanoma at Bay

Optimizing the timing of targeted therapies for melanoma reverses tumor growth, and resistance can be mitigated.
26-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parkinson’s Gene Initiates Disease Outside of the Brain

The most common gene mutation associated with Parkinson’s alters cells circulating outside the brain, not within, offering a new understanding of what causes the disease.
21-Mar-2018 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Experts Available for Outside Commentary on NEJM Testosterone Replacement Study

18-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

February Is Heart Month - Jefferson Experts Recommend Steps You Can Take Today to Protect Your Heart Tomorrow.

2-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Jefferson Experts: What Works for Getting to and Maintaining a Healthy Weight?

An individualized, multi-disciplinary approach is essential, as what works for one person may not work for another.
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert: GERD Is More Than Just a Nuisance

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week is observed the week of Thanksgiving, as Americans prepare to indulge in the holiday season. A Jefferson expert warns that GERD is more than a nuisance.
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Comment on Low-Dose CT Scans for High Risk Patients

6-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST


November Is Family Caregiver Month. Jefferson Expert Available to Explain How Occupational Therapy Can Help Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia

10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Speak About Specialized Therapy for Lymphedema

30-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT


September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month - Jefferson Expert Available

15-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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