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Slight Alterations in microRNA Sequences Hold More Information Than Previously Thought

MicroRNA isoforms show population-specific and gender-specific signatures – a finding that could affect how researchers view and study microRNAs
23-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

West African Leaders, NIH, Gather to Discuss Ebola Outbreak

Thomas Jefferson University’s Ebola vaccine is one of the front runners of those currently in development.
16-Sep-2014 8:55 AM EDT

Watchful Waiting Isn’t Right for Everyone

African American men are one population that may be harmed by new guidelines that favor observation over treatment of early-stage prostate cancer.
3-Sep-2014 8:45 AM EDT

Gobbling Up Poison: A Method for Killing Colon Cancer

A new immunotoxin works by getting shuttled into cancer cells, selectively destroying colon cancer, thanks to a quirk of biology
4-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Vaccinating Cows Could Answer the Serum Shortage

Two birds with one stone: A novel and broad Ebola vaccine in humans or with specially engineered cows could help researchers develop large quantities of Anti-Ebola serum and protect humans against filoviruses.
6-Aug-2014 1:55 PM EDT

Genomic Analysis of Prostate Cancer Indicates Best Course of Action After Surgery

The study in the postoperative radiation oncology field to show that molecular signature of patient's tumor can help stratify patients requiring additional treatment.
29-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT

New Partnership Brings More Personalized Cancer Treatment to Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson University joins an international genomic medicine collaborative to help offer the newest innovations in cancer care through clinical trials.
23-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Saltier Intravenous Fluids Reduce Complications From Surgery

Infusing a saltier saline solution during and after surgery decreases overall complication rate for a complex procedure
10-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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