News & Events
Thomas Jefferson University Launches Nation’s First Academic Department of Integrative Medicine
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has established a Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, the first of its kind in academic medicine.
A Battle Fought in the Brain
Jefferson researchers explored whether it is possible to build up immunity in the central nervous system.
New Role for Death Molecule
Jefferson researchers examined a molecule that is considered unimportant in order to shed new light on the regulation of cell death and survival.
How Fibrosis Develops in Butterfly Syndrome Patients
Jefferson researchers discover potential therapy for major disease symptom.
Effective Method for Reducing Hospital Stay After Whipple Operation
Jefferson researchers found that the five-day Whipple accelerated recovery pathway (WARP) reduced patients' length of stay without significantly increasing complication rates.
Blocking Toxic-Protein Production in ALS
An approved drug that blocks an integrated stress response shows promise in preliminary tests against ALS and frontotemporal dementia.
“Christmas Berry” Plant Compound Could Fight Uveal Melanoma
A molecule derived from a type of primrose could prove to be a potent inhibitor of metastatic growth for a rare and aggressive cancer.
Days Following Thyroid Surgery are Highest for Risk of Readmission
An analysis of nationwide data shows patients with symptoms are most likely to return to the hospital within a week of their thyroid surgery, suggesting avenues for better care.
Monell & Jefferson Fund Five Collaborative Pilot Grants
Monell and Jefferson will work together to expand the translation of basic science on taste and smell into clinical outcomes.
Treatment for Underdiagnosed Cause of Debilitating Chest Pain
Researchers find an effective way to treat an underdiagnosed condition that can cause heart attack and heart-attack-like symptoms.