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April 19 , 2018
April 19 , 2018

New Tool for Studying the Causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain

A new mouse model could help researchers learn about the causes and mechanisms driving lower back pain linked-to invertebrate disc disease.
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April 16 , 2018
April 16 , 2018

Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers

Researchers have utilized a specialized computer system to aid in complete pelvic bone cancer removal.
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April 16 , 2018
April 16 , 2018

Six Health Systems form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials

Six regional health systems 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 Pennsylvania.
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March 28 , 2018
March 28 , 2018

Jefferson & Einstein Healthcare Network Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

The partnership would bring together two historic, like-minded organizations, both committed to delivering high-quality healthcare and training the healthcare professionals of tomorrow
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March 26 , 2018
March 26 , 2018

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.
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March 21 , 2018
March 21 , 2018

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.
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February 15 , 2018
February 15 , 2018

William B. Hughes, MD, Joins Jefferson Health as Medical Director for Newly Established Burn Center

William B. Hughes, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of Jefferson’s newly initiated Burn Center and as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
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February 13 , 2018
February 13 , 2018

A Protein Could Make Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Attack Damage More Effective

Replenishing a naturally occurring heart protein could improve stem cell therapy after a heart attack
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January 25 , 2018
January 25 , 2018

InTouch Health, Mission Health, and Jefferson Health Launch Telehealth Collaboration

InTouch Health, the leading enterprise telehealth platform, announced partnerships with Mission Health and Jefferson Health to jointly develop new telehealth solutions to improve patient access and quality of care while reducing overall healthcare costs.
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January 25 , 2018
January 25 , 2018

Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health Announce Jesse Roman, MD, as CEO of the Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Jesse Roman, MD, has been appointed CEO of the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute, a collaboration of Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health.
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