What's New at Jeff
TJU-Led Team Wins $2.7 Million NCI Grant
Thomas Jefferson University researchers have received a five-year, $2.7 million National Cancer Institute grant to study single circulating tumor cells (CTCs) as they pertain to metastatic breast cancer patients.
Kids & High Blood Pressure
Jefferson pediatrics professor Dr. JJ Zaritsky joined FOX 29 Good Day to discuss kids who suffer from weight problems and high blood, starting at age two. New guidelines have been developed, which could result in more kids being diagnosed with hypertension.
Sarah Parvin Memorial SoccerFest
Every year, the Sarah Parvin Foundation donates proceeds to support ovarian cancer research in the Brody Lab at Jefferson.
Honoring Dr. David Andrews and Dr. Anthony Chiurco
The Jefferson family had a double celebration on July 19 to thank Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Chiurco for establishing the Anthony Alfred Chiurco, MD Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Teams Up With the American Association for Cancer Research
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center has teamed up with one of the world’s largest and most powerful cancer research organizations, the American Association for Cancer Research.
Celebrating the Hon. Andrea Canepari
On June 29, we wished a fond “ciao” to Consul General Andrea Canepari, and celebrated his promotion to Ambassador.
Celebration of the Hamilton Family
A gathering in the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building was the perfect setting on June 6 for the investiture of Dr. Anthony DiMarino, Jr., as the Dorrance H. Hamilton Professor of Medicine. The event also served as a celebration of the generosity of the Hamilton family. It was a vivid reminder of the impact Mrs. Hamilton and her family have had on Jefferson and those we serve.
Reception Inspires Conversation About Parkinson’s
Informative and inspiring conversation headlined the Jefferson Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center reception on May 24.
Dinner for Distinguished Honorees
A dinner celebrating Jefferson’s distinguished honorees of 2017 was held May 22. The event honored Lynne and Harold Honickman, who received this year’s President’s Award, and Caroline and Sidney Kimmel, Dr. Eileen Breslin, Dr. Patrick Harker, and Donato Tramuto, all honorary degree recipients for our 193rd commencement.
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and Jefferson Health Launch the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine & Cancer Survivorship
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson received a $3 million development donation from education and healthcare philanthropists Esperanza and David Neu to establish the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship.
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