Recent Research

06.29.20

New evidence upturns long-held medical practice, showing the efficacy of an intervention to prevent premature labor and miscarriage for mothers carrying twins.

surgery
06.25.20

Black patients with esophageal cancer are less likely to receive life-saving surgery for early-stage disease than white patients.

painting of DNA
06.09.20

What it means for men and their families

plasma collection bag COVID-19 clinical trials
06.08.20

Clinical researchers are getting trials to patients with COVID-19 faster than ever. Here are the latest Jefferson trials testing potential COVID-19 therapies.

stroke in brain
06.04.20

Preliminary observations suggest a high incidence of COVID-19 in stroke patients, including younger patients who were otherwise healthy. 

05.28.20

A new study finds that restoring the protein SV2 in a genetic form of ALS can correct abnormalities in transmission and even prevent cells from dying, providing a new target for future therapies. 

05.26.20

The discovery further challenges the accepted scientific dogma that the lens is shut out from the immune protection.

3D reconsructed heart from a male rat
05.26.20

An interdisciplinary research team establishes a new technological pipeline to build a 3D map of the neurons in the heart, revealing foundational insight into their role in heart attacks and other cardiac conditions

coronavirus researchers
05.20.20

The vector used in this new COVID-19 vaccine under accelerated development program is a deactivated rabies vaccine that is known to produce a strong immune response, and is approved for the whole population including children and pregnant women. 

05.07.20

From harnessing the power of the immune system to understanding the role of gut microbiota in combating COVID-19, Jefferson scientists are doing their part to find a way out of the pandemic

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