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Paul Summergrad, MD, President-Elect of American Psychiatric Association to Speak at Jefferson
Paul Summergrad, MD, Chair of the Psychiatry Department of Tufts University, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Tufts Medical Center, and President-Elect of the American...
Two Tools Are Tested to Better Understand the Effects of Concussion on Patients' Brains
Study shows potential use for cerebral blood flow and dopamine transporter imaging to evaluate T.B.I. patients.
Breast Cancer Treatment Selection Is Improved by Genomic Tests at Jefferson Breast Care Center
Molecular subtyping enables more accurate prognosis and treatment selection, according to research presented at San Antonio Conference.
Melissa A. Lazar, MD Appointed Breast Surgeon at Jefferson Breast Care Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has appointed Melissa A. Lazar, MD as a surgeon at the Jefferson Breast Care Center. She has also been appointed an Assistant Professor of...
Novel Agent Set for Unique Clinical Test in Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A drug now used to treat a type of lymphoma has shown surprising benefit in preclinical studies of inflammatory breast cancer, according to a researcher at Thomas Jefferson...
Unique Partnership Lights Up a Parkinson's Disease Research Tool
NEW YORK, November 12, 2013 — The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), Thomas Jefferson University (Jefferson) and Taconic have collaborated to create, validate and...
Cyclin D1 Governs microRNA Processing in Breast Cancer
Cyclin D1 controls cell cycle progression and microRNA biogenesis through Dicer - a new mechanism promoting breast cancer.
Making Sense of Sensation in Autism
Occupational therapy improves ability to perform everyday tasks in children with Autism.
Hollywood Films Increase Medical Students' Empathy Toward Patients; Greater Empathy Linked to Better Patient Health
Medical students can be taught to be more empathetic toward patients by viewing and discussing scenes from movies that illuminate the patient's perspective, according...
No Canine Rabies, No Canine Babies: Smaller Exposure Risks to Both Children and Adults
Thomas Jefferson University Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development.