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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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February 13 , 2019
February 13 , 2019

Jefferson Health Hospitals are Three of Top Five in Pennsylvania, According to Healthgrades

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and Jefferson Methodist Hospital have been named by Healthgrades as three of the best hospitals in Pennsylvania and among the nation’s top 50, according to America’s Best Hospitals™ for 2019.
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February 06 , 2019
February 06 , 2019

How Fibrosis Develops in Butterfly Syndrome Patients

Jefferson researchers discover potential therapy for fibrosis, the thickening and scarring of connective tissues.
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January 24 , 2019
January 24 , 2019

Effective Method for Reducing Hospital Stay After Whipple Operation

Jefferson researchers found that the five-day Whipple accelerated recovery pathway (WARP) reduced patients' length of stay without significantly increasing complication rates.
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