News & Events
Temple University and The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University Announce Groundbreaking Collaboration and Cannabinoid Conference
Temple University, a national leader in substance abuse research, announced today a groundbreaking collaboration with The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University, the nation’s first comprehensive resource for expert-developed, unbiased information about the medical uses of marijuana and cannabinoid focused-therapies to be housed within a major US health sciences university.
Reducing Risk of Lung Distress in Preterm Babies
Steroids for women at risk of preterm birth improve lung development and reduces risk of severe respiratory distress in babies.
Community Outreach May Reduce the Risk of Liver Cancer
Trained community partners ensure follow-through on vaccination against hepatitis B virus (HBV)
In the Eye of the Beholder: First-of-its-Kind Tool Measures Caregiver’s Perception of Capabilities of Person with Dementia
Until now, occupational therapists did not have a validated instrument to gain understanding of a caregiver's perceptions of the person with dementia's abilities.
Thomas Jefferson University & Philadelphia University Sign Combination Agreement
The Boards of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University announced that they have entered into a Combination Agreement to enable the two universities to become one comprehensive university centered on professional education.
A New Study Explores Concerns of African American Breast Cancer Survivors
Researchers study the biggest challenges for African American women after receiving breast cancer treatment
Jefferson Receives $1 Million from Businessman and Philanthropist Jamie Maguire and the Maguire Foundation to Endow Professorship in Spine Research
Jamie Maguire, chairman of Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY), and the Maguire Foundation, have generously funded a new orthopaedics professorship at Thomas Jefferson University.
Non-Profit Provides Free Sports Physicals and Reveals High Rates of Obesity and High Blood Pressure in Student Athletes
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University found similar rates of obesity and high blood pressure readings in student-athletes as would be expected in the general adolescent population, which may suggest that participation in athletics does not protect against these conditions. They published their findings in The Journal of Pediatrics.