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Susan Shamimi-Noori, MD Appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University
Susan Shamimi-Noori, MD, an interventional radiologist, has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University and a practicing...
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...
Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center Opens at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at...
Jefferson Recognized for Expertise in Hypertension Care
Named one of only five Complex Hypertension Centers in the U.S. by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH).
New Program Makes Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions Easier
When the pros and cons of prostate cancer treatment are spelled out using an online interactive program developed by Thomas Jefferson University researchers, more patients choose active...
Doubling up on Advanced Prostate Cancer with PARP-1 Inhibitors
Targeting dual roles of PAPR-1 may slow cancer growth and progression, Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center researchers say.
3D Images Generated from PET/CT Scans Help Surgeons Envision Tumors
Researchers at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia have developed a hologram-like display of a patient's organs that surgeons can use to plan surgery. This approach uses...
Does Good Cholesterol Increase Breast Cancer Risk?
A protein receptor for the "good cholesterol," HDL, may help make breast cancer more aggressive and offer a new target for treating the disease.
International Leaders in Diabetes Prevention, Treatment and Research Present at Jefferson Symposium: New Advances and Innovations
Second Annual Symposium includes keynote on management for obesity.
Health Insurance Exchanges: What We Can Learn from California
Thomas Jefferson University and URAC are releasing a study that examines the role of new types of health insurance created by the Affordable Care Act (A.C.A). Starting today, under...