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May 09 , 2018
May 09 , 2018

Jefferson’s Weinberg ALS Center Designated as Only ALSA Certified Treatment Center of Excellence in Philadelphia Region

The Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center is one of only three facilities in Pennsylvania, and the only healthcare system currently certified in the Philadelphia region.
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May 07 , 2018
May 07 , 2018

International Honor Given to Physician from Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson

Dr. Randall Culp, an internationally renowned hand surgeon with the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center at Jefferson, received recognition for his years of service at Hospital Esquela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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May 01 , 2018
May 01 , 2018

CAR-T Immunotherapy Eliminates Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Mice

A CAR-T-based immunotherapy successfully kills tumors and prevents metastatic growth, in final preclinical tests before human trials.
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April 26 , 2018
April 26 , 2018

New Map Defines Areas of Highest Prostate Cancer Burden

To improve the impact of outreach efforts, researchers develop a better way to identify areas with high risk patients.
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April 23 , 2018
April 23 , 2018

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.
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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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