News & Events
Link Between Obesity and Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer Revealed
Obesity has long been associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer, but the link has never been understood. Now, a research team led by investigators at Thomas Jefferson University has revealed the biological connection, and in the process, has identified an approved drug that might prevent development of the cancer.
Jefferson College of Nursing Celebrates 125 Years of Nursing Education Excellence
Jefferson College of Nursing will mark its 125th anniversary in 2016 by celebrating its alumni achievements and rich history while advancing the future of nursing education excellence.
Three Hits to Fight Lung Cancer
A new study in mice has shown that cancers with KRAS-related gene mutations might benefit from a triple therapy with two experimental drugs plus radiation therapy.
Thomas Jefferson University & Philadelphia University Sign Letter of Intent to Explore Integration
A Letter of Intent was signed to exclusively pursue the integration of the Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University.
Jefferson College of Nursing Offers Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree in Nurse Anesthesia
Jefferson College of Nursing is now offering a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in nurse anesthesia designed for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science degree, the first program of its kind in Philadelphia to receive approval from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
Jefferson College of Nursing Slated to Offer BSN Program at Abington-Dixon Campus in Willow Grove
We are pleased to announce a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Abington-Dixon Campus in Willow Grove.
Brind-Marcus Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson in Villanova, Pa., Opens for Patients
This week, Jefferson is welcoming patients to the Brind-Marcus Center of Integrative Medicine in Villanova, Pa., the first satellite location of the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson.
RNA Mystery Solved in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have discovered why conventional efforts to block a tiny strand of ribonucleic acid, called microRNA, in triple negative breast cancer cells failed.
Jefferson Announces Opening of ALS Clinic and Affiliation with the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter
The Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson, in partnership with The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter, is pleased to announce that on January 8th, 2016, it will open the doors to a multidisciplinary ALS clinic.