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MLH Cardiogenetics Consultation Service

By Ned Z. Carp, MD, President, MLH Medical Staff, and Lawrence L. Livornese, Jr., MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine, MLH As you may be aware November 14 is Genetic Counseling Awareness Day.  With continuing advances in genetic testing, as well … Continue reading

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Clinical Trials of the Week: Main Line Health is recruiting patients for six lung cancer clinical studies

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this an ideal time to highlight the Main Line Health lung cancer clinical trials that currently are recruiting patients. Trials are available for patients diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Announcement: Bindu Kumar, MD, System Medical Director of Employee Health and Safety

By Rick Mankin, MD, President, Main Line HealthCare I am pleased to announce that Bindu Kumar, MD, has been promoted to the role of System Medical Director of Employee Health and Safety. During her time as the Associate Medical Director … Continue reading

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Announcement of Funding Opportunities from Sharpe – Strumia Research Foundation

Application deadline for 2020 is January 16 Grants are available to support original research by health care professionals at Bryn Mawr Hospital and other Main Line Health hospitals. Priority will be given to research proposals by practicing physicians and other … Continue reading

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Cannabidiol as potential therapeutic agent to be discussed at two seminars

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR All clinicians and researchers are welcome to two upcoming seminars hosted by the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) that will explore the potential future use of cannabidiol (CBD) as a therapeutic agent. CBD … Continue reading

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2019-2020 MLH Medical Staff Meetings

Attendance at 50% (1) Hospital Staff meeting per Calendar Year is required for Active Staff members by the MLH Medical Staff Bylaws. You may attend any ONE of the following meetings, at the hospital of your choice, whether that hospital … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: New treatment trial for patients with advanced kidney cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR  PDIGREE is new phase III clinical trial for patients with untreated metastatic kidney cancer. Researchers seek to determine if the addition of cabozantinib to the usual treatment — which is ipilimumab and nivolumab followed … Continue reading

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It’s Pager Time – 6 Daylights Savings Reminders

The start and end of Daylight Savings Time is a great time to give your paging device a bi-annual checkup. As a health system, pagers act as fundamental tool for disseminating short pieces of information to a large number of … Continue reading

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Palliative Care update: Ambulatory hours at Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square

By Adam Tyson, MD, interim System medical director, Palliative Care  The Main Line Health Palliative Care team has grown tremendously in the past several years. The team currently has five full time physicians and ten full time nurse practitioners, thirteen part … Continue reading

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Voting open for Philadelphia magazine’s Top Doctors

Philadelphia magazine’s Top Doctors issue will be published in May 2020. This annual issue will name 2500+ of the region’s Top Doctors in Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey and northern Delaware. Philadelphia magazine works with a third party – Castle Connolly … Continue reading

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