News & Events
Targeting Breast Cancer Metabolism to Fight the Disease
New research from Thomas Jefferson University shows that breast cancer cells rely on a different process for turning fuel into energy than normal cells. The results were recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Philadelphia Eagles, Jefferson, and Rothman Institute Announce Partnership Renewal
The eight-year extension will run through the 2023 season
Psychedelic Drugs Trigger More Intense Mystical Experiences than Meditation or Prayer
Research could shed light on underlying biological mechanisms of mystical experiences and how these experiences influence well-being.
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.