Recent Research

T cell

Researchers uncover defining features of a subset of T-cells that may drive autoimmunity in MS, and could prove to be a new target for therapy.

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Researchers reflect on the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on opening up access to mental health services. 

A young black woman with cancer is meeting with her female doctor of Asian descent. The patient is wearing a scarf on her head to hide her hair loss. The doctor is showing the woman test results on a tablet computer. The patient is listening to her doctor's advice regarding further treatment.

Socioeconomic status and race could play a role in treatment decisions, according to new research.  

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Applied research with its inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to some surprising issues created by the pandemic.

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Researchers use discarded wound dressings as a novel and non-invasive way to study the mechanisms that promote healing. 

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Tweaking the adenovirus spike protein induces a more robust immune reaction for a cancer vaccine against gastric, pancreatic, esophageal and colon malignancies in animal models. 

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A pair of new studies identify overlooked physiological factors and lack of knowledge around wellness as contributors to risk of stress fracture in women who run.

Young pregnant woman suffering from backache

Although surgery during pregnancy is often feared, in the case of cholecystitis or acute gallbladder disease, surgery may lead to better outcomes for mom and baby.  

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Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.

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