Recent Research

Concept of insulin, fake label

Research shows a market for the sale of essential medications for asthma and diabetes, typically at lower prices on a popular online market-place. 

Senior Doctor is examining An Asian patient with stethoscope. Medical and health concepts. Lung, Cancer, pneumonia.

High levels of CO2 in the body, due to chronic respiratory disorders, may exacerbate pancreatic cancer, making it more aggressive and resistant to therapy. 


Jefferson junior clinical faculty receive award to help protect time for research.

Grandfather Carries Grandson On Shoulders During Walk In Park

Statin use alone or with metformin is associated with lower prostate cancer mortality from all causes, among high-risk patients.

African-american woman relaxing and listening to music, lying in bed in the morning

A vibroacoustic therapeutic intervention shows brain and sleep quality benefits in a clinical trial for patients with insomnia

The gastric proton pump acidifies the gastric juice down to pH 1. It is a target for drugs that treat acid-related diseases including  gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastric and duodenal ulcers. Source: PDB entry 5yIu.

How and where receptors touch at the surface of a cell may influence the strength of neuronal connections and contribute to identifying better medical interventions for pain, cancer other diseases.

Cropped shot of an unrecognizable female nurse comforting a patient in the hospital

The nationwide, multi-institutional cross-sectional study of students at DO-granting medical schools found that those students – like their peers in MD-granting medical schools – lose empathy as they progress through medical school. 

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New retrospective study indicates that the shift of treatment from systemic chemotherapies to liver-directed therapies provides survival benefits.


We interview Jefferson researcher on how he is synthesizing molecules that could help treat diseases like cancer, with the help of a little blue light.

Senior woman wearing pajamas lying in bed, sleeping in bedroom

In patients with dementia, a sleep-dependent mechanism may link accumulation of beta-amyloid in the brain to cognitive impairment.

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