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The Brain Region for Balance, Movement Also Involved in Processing Traumatic Memories
The cerebellum is activated in patients using the neuro-emotional technique (NET) to alleviate stress from traumatic cancer-related memories.
What Student Nurses Can Learn from Inmates
Nursing students who spent their community rotation in a maximum security prison began to appreciate the complex life-experiences that impact the health of the individuals they serve.
Jefferson and Monell Center Sign Letter of Intent to Merge
The proposed merger would combine Monell, the world's leader in taste and smell research, with research operations at the new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) and Jefferson Health.
MEDstudio@JEFF Spotlights Hunger in Philadelphia through Graphic Medicine Chalkboard Mural
Jefferson’s MEDstudio@JEFF will kick off a 10-day conversation around hunger in Philadelphia through creation of a graphic medicine chalkboard mural by artist-in-residence Tom Judd.
Jefferson Welcomes Nassar Nizami as Chief Information Officer
Nassar Nizami has joined Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health as the organization’s Chief Information Officer.
Novel Vaccine for Ebola & other Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses
A collaboration among research institutions, private industry, and the US Government will develop a tetravalent vaccine to protect against four viruses that can be fatal.
Endometriosis Increases Risk of Complications during Pregnancy & Delivery
A new study shows that pregnant women with endometriosis are at greater risk for a host of complications during pregnancy and delivery, including preterm birth and cesarean section.
Stephen K. Klasko Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2017
Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, is named to Modern Healthcare’s 2017 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.
Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA, to Join Jefferson Health as Chief Physician Executive and Senior Executive Vice President of Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson announces the appointment of Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA, to the newly-created position of chief physician executive of Jefferson Health and senior executive vice president of Thomas Jefferson University.
AACOM Launches Groundbreaking Study on Medical Student Empathy with Thomas Jefferson University & Cleveland Clinic Researchers
The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) is sponsoring a groundbreaking nationwide project to study medical student empathy and its relationship to osteopathic medical education (OME) in collaboration with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and Leonard Calabrese, DO, a professor of medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.