March 31, 2008
Renowned cell biologist Michael P. Lisanti, M.D., Ph.D., the Margaret Q. Landenberger Professor in Breast Cancer Research at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson in Philadelphia, has been named Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Pathology (AJP).
March 26, 2008
Randall W. Culp, M.D., of The Philadelphia Hand Center at Methodist, recently served as the only representative for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) 2008 Research Capitol Hill Days.
March 20, 2008
Cigarette smokers who were treated for cerebral aneurysms with coil embolization (blocking of a blood vessel) are at greater risk of developing another aneurysm, say neurological surgeons at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience in Philadelphia in the first-known study of its kind.
March 18, 2008
Scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have shown that a specific signaling protein is crucial to protecting the heart and helping it to adapt during a heart attack.
March 14, 2008
Thomas Jefferson University has established a new center to study the biology, behavior and the potential medical uses of adult stem cells in a variety of diseases, including neurological disease and cancer.
March 13, 2008
Retina specialist Julia A. Haller, M.D., has been appointed Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at Jefferson Medical College (JMC) of Thomas Jefferson University, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. In conjunction with her duties at Jefferson, Dr. Haller also assumes the responsibilities of Ophthalmologist-in-Chief at Wills Eye Institute.