Monthly Archives: February 2019

Thomas Jefferson University and the Israel Innovation Authority Partner on $1 Million Healthcare Innovation Competition

To improve healthcare-related technology solutions around the world, Thomas Jefferson University has partnered on an international project where four Israeli companies will receive a total of $1 million toward research and development from the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA). The goal …

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Photographer Zoe Strauss to Speak at Jefferson March 5

Philadelphia conceptual artist and photographer Zoe Strauss will present the University’s annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture on Tuesday, March 5. “Her moving photographs of her neighbors and neighborhood in South Philadelphia have graced not only the underpasses below I-95 but also the …

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Fashion Students’ Collections Shine at NYFW

With fashion industry leaders, media and influencers watching, a pair of University students showcased their work at the Designers’ Premier show as part of New York Fashion Week. Fashion design seniors Vanessa Fath and Allegra Pronesti shined as the only …

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Jefferson Researchers Found Hot Coffee May Be Better For Your Health, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Jefferson researchers found that hot-brewed coffee has more beneficial antioxidants than the increasingly popular cold-brewed coffee, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Feb. 6. In their recent study, chemistry professors Niny Rao and Megan Fuller also found that acidity levels, which may …

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Jefferson Fashion Students Will Show Their Collections at New York Fashion Week: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) fashion design students Allegra Pronesti and Vanessa Fath will show their collections during New York Fashion Week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 6.

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Industrial Design Students Partner with Industry on Sprint Project

In the University’s annual industrial design sprint project, 22 student teams designed a flexible, wall-less interaction space guided by faculty and industry partner Sparks. Creative leaders from the global brand experience agency opened the week-long event with an overview of their …

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Basketball Teams Sweep Doubleheader, Guerra Hits 1,000th Career Point

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams continued their stellar seasons, sweeping a doubleheader over Wilmington (Del.) at the Gallagher Center on Wednesday. Junior Kylan Guerra became the 56th player in Rams’ history to reach 1,000 career points as Jefferson (14-6, 9-2 CACC) …

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3D Printers Help Surgeons Rebuild Deformed Jaws in Haiti: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson surgeons and the Jefferson Health Design Lab, with the help of medical students, used 3D printing to make models in the U.S. to help facilitate surgery in Haiti on patients with deformed jaws, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 30.

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Population Health Dean Nash On Ways To Improve Population Health: MedCity News

Precision medicine and addressing the social determinants of health are critical to improving the overall population health, David Nash, MD, dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, said in a Jan. 28 interview in MedCity News on advancing population …

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Hot Coffee Has More Antioxidants Than Cold Brew, Jefferson Study Concludes: Food News, Health Breaking News

Hot-brewed coffee has more healthy antioxidants than cold brew, while the pH levels of both types of coffee are similar, Jefferson researchers and chemistry professors Megan Fuller, PhD, and Niny Rao, PhD, found in a recent study, reported Food News and Health …

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