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May 20 , 2019
May 20 , 2019

Jefferson Receives $3.1 Million from the Wyss Foundation for New Wellness Clinic

The new wellness clinic in South Philadelphia’s Bok Building is designed to serve the immigrant and refugee communities.
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May 20 , 2019
May 20 , 2019

Thomas Jefferson University & Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity Announce Results of Latino Community Health Needs Assessment

Jefferson and the Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity also announced Thursday that they are awarding more than $500,000 in grants to organizations focused on closing the health disparity gap in North Philadelphia.
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May 20 , 2019
May 20 , 2019

Mindfulness Helps Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder Combat Depression

Researchers found that mindfulness-based parenting interventions could help mothers in treatment for opioid use disorder.
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May 09 , 2019
May 09 , 2019

Jefferson and Wills Eye Launch World’s First Center Focused on Connections Between the Eye and the Brain

First-of-its-Kind Center Holds Hope for Novel Treatments and Diagnoses of Neurological Diseases
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April 29 , 2019
April 29 , 2019

Catalyst Gift from Australian Philanthropist Barry Lambert to Support Innovation at Jefferson

Australian philanthropists Joy and Barry Lambert have made a $2 million gift to Thomas Jefferson University to advance innovative, sustainable medical solutions for industrial hemp and its derivatives.
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April 25 , 2019
April 25 , 2019

Novel Vaccine for Colon Cancer Shows Positive Phase I Results

If it proves effective in larger-scale trials, the vaccine could train a patient's immune system to attack colon cancer spread prior to surgery.
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April 02 , 2019
April 02 , 2019

Searching for Better Treatments for Irritated Tendons

New research on the biology of tendon irritation from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) pinpoints key molecular components of injury, opening the possibility of targeting the pathways with pharmaceutical and other interventions.
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April 01 , 2019
April 01 , 2019

New Glioblastoma Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Phase Ib Clinical Trial

Results from a phase 1b clinical trial of a new experimental brain cancer vaccine developed by Jefferson and Imvax, show the treatment was tolerated well by patients, slowed tumor recurrence, and prolonged patient survival.
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March 12 , 2019
March 12 , 2019

How to Reduce Implicit Bias in Emergency Medical Care

Jefferson collaborated with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania on a training program for emergency medicine residents and tested how well it worked.
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March 07 , 2019
March 07 , 2019

Potential Treatment for Cancer in Butterfly Disease

An international team of scientists have identified a potential drug treatment for patients with epidermolysis bullosa, or butterfly disease.
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