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Restoring Nerve-Muscle Communication in ALS

A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies.
28-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The First 3D Map of the Heart’s Neurons

An interdisciplinary research team establishes a new technological pipeline to build a 3D map of the neurons in the heart, revealing foundational insight into their role in heart function and cardiac disease
20-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Eye Injury Sets Immune Cells On Surveillance To Protect The Lens

The discovery further challenges the accepted scientific dogma that the lens is shut out from the immune protection.
26-May-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loneliness in Times of Isolation

Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do combat it?
6-May-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Trials Opening at Accelerated Rate

New clinical trial opened at Jefferson for novel COVID-19 treatment in 10 days.
6-May-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ASCO Award Recognizes Outstanding Contributions of Dr. Andrew Chapman in the Field of Geriatric Oncology

Chapman established one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the country specializing in treatment of senior adults with cancer
27-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Type of Small RNA Found To Depend on Personal Attributes

Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of yet another class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin.
13-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Coronavirus Vaccine Designed to Meet a Global Demand

The fastest recipe for worldwide access to a coronavirus vaccine may be to build upon on an existing vaccine with an already established manufacturing and supply chain.
7-Apr-2020 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How the Coronavirus Could be Affecting Your Period

13-Apr-2020 10:30 AM EDT

When the Doctors get Sick with Coronavirus - How Telemedicine Provides an Answer

11-Mar-2020 5:15 PM EDT

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A Voice for Mental Health in Academia

One Jefferson student takes to social media and blogging to discuss mental health issues in graduate school, and finds huge community support.
6-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST

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Can Telehealth Aid in Disaster Relief?

24-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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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

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Jefferson, located in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey, is reimagining health care and education to create unparalleled value. Jefferson is more than 30,000 people strong, dedicated to providing the highest-quality, compassionate clinical care for patients, preparing tomorrow’s professional leaders for 21st century careers, and discovering new treatments to define the future of care. Thomas Jefferson University, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, dates back to 1824 and today comprises 10 colleges and three schools offering 160 undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 8,100 students. Jefferson Health serves patients through millions of encounters each year at 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet® designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and over 40 outpatient and urgent care locations throughout the region.


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