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How can Healthcare Workers Help Syrian Refugees?
Nurses and other health professional are in a position to have a tremendous impact. Here’s how to help.
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.
Thomas Jefferson University Announces Global Center in Israel
The Jefferson Israel Center will expand ties in Israel, creating benefits for students, scientists and educators
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.
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.