Fernando Blanco, PhD, is working under the mentorship of Jonathan Brody, PhD, Director of the Division of Surgical Research, as a Clinical Pharmacology Fellow. Dr. Blanco came to Jefferson under a training grant with Drs. Scott Waldman and Walter Kraft in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. His work focuses on chemoresistance mechanisms of pancreatic cancer cells.
The annual Surgery Resident Research Presentations will take place on Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 7 – 8:30 a.m. in Foerderer Auditorium in the College Building. All are welcome to attend.
The annual Templeton Grand Rounds lecture is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Foerderer Pavilion. Raja M. Flores, MD will present “Current Management of Mesothelioma.” Dr. Flores is the Steven and Ann Ames Professor of Thoracic Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY.
Nine faculty members have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2014:
James Diehl, MD (Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Scott D. Goldstein, MD, and
Gerald Isenberg, MD (Colon and Rectal Surgery)
Murray Cohen, MD,
Anne Rosenberg, MD, and
Charles Yeo, MD (General Surgery)
Steven Copit, MD, and James Fox, MD (Plastic Surgery)
Paul DiMuzio, MD (Vascular Surgery)
"News in Brief,"
Jefferson Surgical Solutions:
1, Article 9.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jss/vol9/iss1/9