Recent Research

enrolling patients in covid-19 clinical trial

New clinical trial opened at Jefferson for novel COVID-19 treatment in ten days.


Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do we combat it? 

pensive woman

A new study on adversity during childhood explores whether perceptions of traumatic events can affect adult health as much as the events themselves 


Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of yet another class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin.

MS patient in wheelchair

Ursolic acid, abundant in fruit peels and some herbs, both prevents and repairs neurons in animal models of multiple sclerosis. 


Why do we take preventative measures during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Older cancer patient looking at pills

Older patients with prostate, breast, or lung cancer are more likely to be hospitalized after chemotherapy if they take more than five other medicines. 

pregnant woman on cell phone

Pregnant women should stay in touch with physicians via telemedicine as needed, and keep precautionary distancing measures. 


Telehealth is vital not just as a means of triaging patients, but also as a safe way for quarantined doctors to continue to help with relief efforts.

Person experiencing poverty

Research among nursing students shows that past experience living in poverty or volunteering in impoverished communities, does not  sufficiently build empathy towards patients who experience poverty. 

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