Recent Research


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

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

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. 

Scientist hand showing vial with vaccine in the laboratory. Selective focus on vial in foreground

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

enrolling patients in covid-19 clinical trial

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

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 

Vector World Map - Global Human Connection

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

young student learning at the park using his laptop

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

Woman hangs a card with information about the store closing on a shop window due to the coronavirus

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

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