News & Events
Standardized Medical Residency Exam May Reduce Pool of Diverse & Qualified Candidates
Test scores bias entry to radiation-oncology residency programs, and potentially other programs.
How Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health
New study identifies genetic variants that may alter platelet function in cardiovascular disease
The “Inflammation” of Opioid Use
New research correlates inflammation in the brain and gut to negative emotional state during opioid withdrawal
Targeting Cell Division in Pancreatic Cancer
Study provides new evidence of synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division and support for further clinical trials.
Risks for Patients with Pre-existing Conditions on Novel Prostate Cancer Therapies
Common prostate cancer therapy may increase short-term risk of death in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions.
Coalition of Regional Academic Health Organizations Wins Bid for Hahnemann Residency Program
Six mission-driven, nonprofit academic health organizations across Greater Philadelphia won a collective bid for Hahnemann’s residency program.
How Cigarette Smoke Makes Head and Neck Cancer More Aggressive
A change in the tumor metabolism due to tobacco exposure could open new treatment avenues in head and neck cancer.
Jefferson Named One of Three New Centers of Excellence in Parkinson’s Care
Jefferson will become one of 48 centers in the world focused on Parkinson’s patient care, research, outreach and education, named by the Parkinson’s Foundation.
Powering Down in an Inherited form of Parkinson’s
New research establishes link between mitochondria dysfunction and dopamine in PINK1 model of disease
Genetic Mutations Link Common Liver Disease and Rare Skin Condition
Jefferson researchers unveil first demonstration of heritable mutations behind non-alcoholic fatty liver disease