Recent Research

Prostate cancer, slow growing cancer in old age. Generative AI.

A new study with senior author Marja Nevalainen, MD, PhD, a translational medicine physician-scientist, suggests that a clever trick of cell signaling may curbs tumor growth through a different route.


Using the creative problem-solving framework of design thinking, Drs. Rios-Vega, Fields and Schaaf analyzed healthcare environments and met with parents of autistic children, healthcare professionals and designers to collaboratively brainstorm how the experience could be improved.

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A new study led by Thomas Jefferson University researchers has found that American currency carries much more than germs on its surface. 

Modern knee and hip prosthesis made by cad engineer and manufactured by 3d printing

Dr. Andrzej Fertala has published research on treatment for arthrofibrosis. The research provides preliminary support for a technique that locally delivers antibody therapy to the knee.

Glucometer with test strips and syringe with insulin lying on table closeup. Control of glucose levels in diabetes mellitus concept

Research, described in the Community Mental Health Journal, adds to growing evidence that physicians should take a broader approach to care, rather than simply writing prescriptions.

Completely bald female student sitting on window sill with juice while text messaging through smart phone in college cafeteria

In a new study published in Pharmacy, Dr. Ruth Jeminiwa and her collaborators studied a text-messaging intervention in college students between the ages of 18 and 29 with moderate to severe persistent asthma.


Researchers explore whether an immersive environment of calming imagery and sound can reduce stress.

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Patient education about flu shot during a non-life threatening emergency department visit increases vaccination rates, especially in patients without regular primary care.

Ribonucleic acid or RNA is a nucleic acid present in all living cells that has structural similarities to DNA. RNA is most often single stranded 3d rendering

Fragments of genetic material called Y RNAs are found to be depleted in platelets from COVID patients.

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