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For the first time ever, two teams were chosen as Grand Prize winners at this year’s JAZ Tank. Circalux, maker of portable circadian lights, and Mindset, maker of stress management app, each earn $10,000 and free business services for their innovative healthcare products. Learn more about the challenge that fosters entrepreneurship and innovation, and engages the Jefferson community in bringing life to the products and companies that will drive the future of healthcare.
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Thirty-five teams compete for $21,000 in prizes as they solve problems in healthcare.
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More than 30 staff members were honored at a ceremony and reception in the Bluemle Life Sciences Building on June 30.
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Klasko is fast becoming the voice of transformational change in healthcare for students, researchers, clinicians and patients.
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May 25th marked the dedication of Dominic and Michele Frederico Building and cemented its place as “command central” for innovation and entrepreneurship at Jefferson.
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The Philadelphia Tribune wrote about Dr. Stephen Klasko’s recent visit to South Africa with former UN Ambassador Andrew Young; Joseph Hill, Chief Diversity Officer at Jefferson; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and other officials. The trip was part of a delegation to foster trade, investment and educational ties between the U.S. and South Africa. “It was …
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The US DoD, MIT, and Drexel University have tapped MEDstudio@JEFF at Thomas Jefferson University as one of 31 academic institutions to partner in a $75 million national research institute that will develop and bring sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace.
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Four students from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University were recently honored with the second place prize at the American Medical Association’s Medical Education Innovation Challenge. Check out their submission...
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Dr. Klasko recently spoke with Harold Brubaker of The Philadelphia Inquirer about his new role as Editor-In-Chief of journal, Healthcare Transformation.
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Healthcare Transformation, a new peer-reviewed open access journalzine published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., released its inaugural issue yesterday at the 13th Annual Jefferson University Gala at Jefferson University, Philadelphia. Through authoritative contributions from preeminent thought leaders and decision makers, Healthcare Transformation re-imagines healthcare delivery, education, and technology for the 21st century and beyond.
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The Independence/Jefferson Health Hack brought together 250 healthcare professionals, patients, designers, artists, engineers, web developers and students over the weekend to create new ways to promote access and delivery to healthcare.
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Dr. Klasko was recently interviewed by NBC 10 @Issue's Keith Jones about Jefferson's goal to reimagine healthcare.
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In the first six months of 2015, startup companies developing digital solutions for healthcare delivery raised $3.8 billion in the United States in venture capital. And that venture capital funding is a fraction of the research funds being spent by big firms on e-health (more than $12 billion). That kind of money raises interesting questions …
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It's time to take down the walls between entrepreneurial biotech firms and university science.
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To enhance Philadelphia’s role as a global leader in health care innovation, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and Thomas Jefferson University (Jefferson) have announced a new collaboration to begin on July 1 that is designed to boost innovation in health care ...
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It used to be easy to give a commencement speech. You could tell a few jokes, praise the graduates, and exhort them to keep learning. Not today. The 2015 graduates go into a health care world crying out for fundamental transformation.
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It is time to bring medicine home. To be truly patient-centric, we need to think about the patient before he or she leaves home, not just when the patient's in the doctor's office or hospital.
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At every turn, the Welsh's were ready to blow up the model and design a better one. And they have gained significant academic credibility with their "Real Life MBA" through the Welch Management Institute, one that has many more expensive traditional academic MBAs scurrying to replicate.
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Dr. Sunday Shoyele's proposal to develop a product for delivering highly-degradable gene inhibitors to cancer and other cells using antibody-based nanoparticles, has been selected by the Science Center QED Proof-of-Concept program as one of the four awardees from a pool of 68 applicants and nine universities ...
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Rave reviews and critical acclaim for the JAZ (Jefferson Accelerator Zone) in The Philadelphia Inquirer by architecture writer Inga Saffron…..
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Featured in the Healthcare Inc. section of the Philadelphia Business Journal, this article discusses the ideas behind the founding and the uniqueness of the Jefferson Accelerator Zone. 
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As Jefferson has established Innovation as one of its six core values and the Office of Technology Transfer & Business Development has been incorporated into the Innovation Pillar, I have struggled to understand "innovation." The word brings a few things to mind: Apple; Facebook; apps that sell for billions of dollars; Starbucks' little green swizzle …
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NuView Life Sciences Enters Global Licensing Agreement With Otsuka Pharmaceutical
NuView Life Sciences, Inc. (NuView) announced entry into an exclusive global licensing and collaboration agreement with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) to further develop and commercialize NuView's investigative genomic-based diagnostic biomarker to detect cancers of the ...
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