News & Events
Unique Transatlantic Partnership to Train Doctors for Global Health Challenges
The two dedicated health sciences universities, St. George's, University of London, based in London, U.K. and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, U.S. respectively, are set to collaborate on a range of initiatives, designed to allow students to prepare for 21st century global health challenges via exposure to both U.S. and U.K. health systems during their program.
Inspira Health Network & Thomas Jefferson University & Health System Announce Affiliation Agreement
Inspira Health Network has announced an affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and Health System (Jefferson) that will provide a new level of specialty health care services to residents in South Jersey.
Jefferson Asthma Study Featured in Journal of Biological Chemistry
Researchers show how a new class of molecules could offer hope for people who suffer from asthma.
Jefferson Neurologist Wins Prestigious NASA Innovation Award
Professor George Brainard, Ph.D., Director of the Light Research Program at Thomas Jefferson University has been selected to receive NASA’s prestigious Johnson Space Center Director’s Innovation Award.
Jefferson Appoints Sandra Dayaratna, M.D., as Division Director of the Generalist Division of the Obstetrics & Gynecology Department
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College announced the appointment of Sandra Dayaratna, M.D., as Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Hold Your Breath to Protect Your Heart
A simple technique may be most effective in preventing heart disease after radiation therapy for breast cancer.
ESPN Features Jefferson Cardiologist Dr. Reggie Ho on 30for30
Dr. Ho balanced a pre-med academic schedule with football practice as a walk-on kicker.
How Does Prostate Cancer Form?
Prostate cancer affects more than 23,000 men this year in the USA however the individual genes that initiate the formation are poorly understood. Finding an enzyme that regulates this process could provide excellent new prevention approaches.
Unpacking Brain Damage in ALS
A new study published online today (December 17th) in the Cell Press journal Neuron shows that a common gene mutation in ALS generates a deadly protein that may cause the damage in the brain that leads to ALS.