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Neurons Use a Single Switch to Decide Whether to Make or Break New Connections
Visualizing the signals that make brain cells connect reveals new insights into the developing brain.
CAR-T Immunotherapy Eliminates Metastatic Colorectal Cancer in Mice
A CAR-T-based immunotherapy successfully kills tumors and prevents metastatic growth, in final preclinical tests before human trials.
New Map Defines Areas of Highest Prostate Cancer Burden
To improve the impact of outreach efforts, researchers develop a better way to identify areas with high risk patients
What Learning Looks Like in the Brain
Using advance imaging technology, researchers observe new patterns of molecular organization as connections between neurons strengthen during learning.
New Tool to Study Hospital Readmissions Focuses on Patient Uncertainty
To explore causes of hospital readmissions, researchers created a tool to identify and quantify a patient’s feelings of uncertainty during their initial emergency department visit.
New Tool for Studying the Causes of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Back Pain
A new mouse model could help researchers learn about the causes and mechanisms driving lower back pain linked-to invertebrate disc disease.
Improving Surgery for Pelvic Bone Cancers
Computer-aided surgery facilitates complete cancer removal for difficult pelvic tumors
Six Health Systems form Consortium to Expand Access to Clinical Trials
Six regional health systems today announced the founding of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium™) – a streamlined clinical trial system that will span New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer Pass Next Test
Non-small cell lung cancer Nanoparticles pass the next stage of development in preclinical tests.
Reducing Odds of Hospital Readmissions with Better Transitions of Care
Patients treated for heart attack were 48 percent less likely to have a sudden return to the hospital when educated using a multi-factored discharge and follow-up program