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Revving Up Innate Control of Viral Infection Requires a Three-Cell Ignition

The innate NK-cell response requires a rather carefully choreographed interaction of three cell types.
5-Jul-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People Want More Than a Diagnosis From a Trip to the ER

Understanding and addressing what patients need from an emergency room encounter could help improve patient care.
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When One Drug Fails, A New Door Opens for Cancer Treatment

As cancers find ways to bypass a new therapy, researchers discover the tumor also develops an Achilles heel that can be hit with a different cancer therapy.
26-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A Hydrogel Restores Breathing After Spinal Cord Injury in Animal Models

Lab tests demonstrate that a hydrogel could help repair damaged spinal nerves that control breathing, an advance that could eventually be developed into new patient treatment.
5-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wearable Device to Catch Early Symptoms of Radiation-Induced Lung Inflammation in First Clinical Trial

A novel digital health device could help clinicians remotely monitor side effects of lung cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.
4-Jun-2018 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Scientists to Present on Uveal Melanoma, Biden Cancer Initiative and More at ASCO Annual Meeting

Scientists from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson Health will be presenting research and leading discussions on various topics, including metastatic uveal melanoma, genetic counseling in men, immunotherapy in early stage lung...
1-Jun-2018 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
1-May-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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.
1-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Experts Available for Outside Commentary on NEJM Testosterone Replacement Study

18-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST

February Is Heart Month - Jefferson Experts Recommend Steps You Can Take Today to Protect Your Heart Tomorrow.

2-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Jefferson Experts: What Works for Getting to and Maintaining a Healthy Weight?

An individualized, multi-disciplinary approach is essential, as what works for one person may not work for another.
11-Jan-2016 8:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert: GERD Is More Than Just a Nuisance

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week is observed the week of Thanksgiving, as Americans prepare to indulge in the holiday season. A Jefferson expert warns that GERD is more than a nuisance.
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Comment on Low-Dose CT Scans for High Risk Patients

6-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST


November Is Family Caregiver Month. Jefferson Expert Available to Explain How Occupational Therapy Can Help Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia

10-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Jefferson Expert Available to Speak About Specialized Therapy for Lymphedema

30-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT


September is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month - Jefferson Expert Available

15-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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