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Thomas Jefferson University Awarded NIH Grant to Study Fibrotic Skin Disease Caused by MRI Contrast Agents
Researchers at the Jefferson Institute of Molecular Medicine were awarded almost $384,000 by the National Institutes of Health to investigate the mechanisms involved in the development of a serious...
Stat5 Predicts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Patients after Radical Prostatectomy
Growth protein could serve as a biomarker to help guide prostate cancer treatment, say Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center researchers.
Loss of Protective Heart Failure Protein Linked to Critical Limb Ischemia
Restoring diminished levels of a protein shown to prevent and reverse heart failure damage could also have therapeutic applications for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI), suggests a new...
Recovering 'Bodyguard' Cells in Pancreas May Restore Insulin Production in Diabetics
The key to restoring production of insulin in type I diabetic patients, previously known as juvenile diabetes, may be in recovering the population of protective cells known T regulatory cells in the...
1st Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Innovations Draws Industry Leaders to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Key national and international players on the front lines of diabetes research, care and prevention will descend on Philadelphia...
Large Study of Italian Diabetic Patients Confirms Physician's Empathy Directly Associated with Positive Clinical Outcomes
Patients of doctors who are more empathic have better outcomes and fewer complications, concludes a large, empirical study by a team of Thomas Jefferson University and Italian researchers who...
Jefferson School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Gerald Meyer Elected ASHP President
Gerald Meyer, MBA, PharmD, FASHP, Director of Experiential Education at the Jefferson School of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University, was elected president-elect of the American Society of...
Histone Modifying Proteins, Not Histones, Remain Associated with DNA through Replication, Say Epigenetic Researchers
Thomas Jefferson University team shifts a longstanding paradigm for epigenetic marks.
Thomas Jefferson University Renames its Graduate School
The Jefferson College of Graduate Studies has been renamed the Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (JGSBS) to better reflect the school's breadth of degrees and...
Breast Cancer Patients Who Lack RB Gene Respond Better to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Breast cancer patients whose tumors lacked the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor gene (RB) had an improved pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University...