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  • Building and Breaking Synapses
    Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have found a new way in which synapses organization is controlled, which could eventually lead to better treatments for neurological diseases.

  • Describing the Indescribable: Jefferson Researcher Explores Language of Mystical Experiences
    Mystical experiences are frequently labeled as indescribable or ineffable. However, new research suggests that when prompted, people who have had a mystical, spiritual or religious experience can describe the event.

  • Jefferson Researchers Approved for $1 Million Funding Award from PCORI
    A research team at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, led by principle investigator (PI) Kristin Rising, M.D., M.S. and co-PI Marianna LaNoue, Ph.D, has been approved for a $1 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study novel methods for identifying patient-important outcomes for use in research.

  • Jack Welch Management Institute & TJU Offers Game-Changing MBA
    Doctors and healthcare professionals will have opportunity to learn critical leadership skills under the direction of business icon Jack Welch and take innovative healthcare courses offered through Jefferson.

  • Jefferson Receives $2.5 Million from Philadelphia Developer Ron Caplan to Endow Directorship in Integrative Medicine
    Daniel Monti, M.D., MBA, is named the inaugural Ellen and Ron Caplan Director of the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine through a $2.5 million gift to Thomas Jefferson University from Philadelphia real estate developer Ron Caplan which will boost Jefferson’s growing integrative health program.

  • What’s Missing from Innovation?
    Venture capital funding is a fraction of the research funds being spent by big firms on e-health (more than $12 billion). That kind of money raises interesting questions …

  • The Perfect Match Might Be the Imperfect One
    When it comes to treating blood cancers like leukemia and lymphomas, new research shows that a half-matched donor bone marrow transplant may be just as good as a full match, in the first apples to apples type comparison of its kind.

  • Aria Health & Jefferson Sign Letter of Intent
    Aria, Jefferson to team up to provide seamless care experience, continue transformation of healthcare for patients across southeast Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.

  • A Doctor Just for Girls
    Beth Schwartz joins Jefferson and Nemours as a specialist in pediatric and adolescent gynecology to help families address girls’ needs from birth to early adulthood.

  • Arteries Better Than Veins for Liquid Biopsy
    Arteries contain higher numbers of circulating tumor cells than veins in uveal melanoma patients, raising a concern for standard technique for detection of tumor cells in the blood.