Jefferson Opens New
Clinical Research Unit
Thomas Jefferson University has opened a new Clinical Research Unit as part of its Division of Clinical Pharmacology to conduct Phase I, Phase II and, in some instances, Phase III clinical drug trials.
Bone Marrow Donor Drive Seeks to
Jefferson Medical College students will conduct a Bone Marrow Donor Drive to educate the public about how easy it is to become a registered bone marrow donor, as well as to register volunteers.
Celebrate Handwashing Awareness Day
on March 12
This year, Jefferson will celebrate Handwashing Awareness Day on March 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Annenberg Adds to Orthopaedic
Walter Annenberg has committed an additional $1 million to the Rothman Orthopaedic Surgery Research Campaign, boosting the total of his contribution to the campaign to $3 million.
New Chiller Plant Will Serve
Three Jefferson Buildings
Construction on two devices that will aid the air conditioning process of the Scott, Orlowitz and Martin buildings is scheduled for completion by mid-March.
Study Designates Protein
as Selective Marker for Metastatic Colorectal Tumors
Jefferson researchers have discovered that the protein guanylyl cyclase C (GCC) is expressed in humans solely in the intestines, including the colon and rectum, making it a selective marker for colorectal tumors that metastasize outside the intestines.
Jefferson Operation Smile
Volunteers Help 'Cover All Bases' In Kenya
When Operation Smile team members from Jefferson assisted in the opening of a new clinic in Mombassa, Kenya, last summer, it marked another giant step by the volunteer organization in making health care available to citizens of the African nation.
College of Health
Professions Awarded $1.9 Million Grant For Research on
Alzheimer's Caregivers in the Home
Jefferson's College of Health Professions (CHP) has received a five-year $1.9 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to develop and test ways to help family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or a related disorder who live at home.
JEFFERSON'S 1996 ANNUAL REPORT
Thomas Jefferson University's 1996 Annual Report is also available through the publications office at 215-955-6204.