Recent Research


New findings shed further light on how the coronavirus affects pregnant women and add evidence for safety and protection of vaccines.


Connecting patients with the natural world through design.


How Nursing Research Improves Patient Care and Recovery. 

Joseph G. Cacchione, MD

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health’s Board of Trustees have announced that Joseph G. Cacchione, MD, will join as the organization’s new CEO, effective September 6, 2022. 

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New research shows that the majority of gene changes in the brain caused by lead can be reversed by raising animals in stimulating environments.

Mark Tykocinski, MD

As part of its planning for a new senior executive operating model, the Thomas Jefferson University Board of Trustees has appointed Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, as the next President of Thomas Jefferson University, effective July 1, 2022.

Gastric mucosa where the intense PAS positivity of the epithelium lining the inner surface of the stomach and the gastric pits is observed.

New research in mice from Thomas Jefferson University has paved the way for a Phase I clinical trial and has the potential to transform vaccines against HIV and malaria.

Highway Junction Intersection and Railroad Tracks, Brisbane Airport Link, Australia. Converted from Raw.

The normal role of an gene involved in familiar Alzheimer’s, neuronal clean-up crews, and how the gut microbiome might affect osteoarthritis 

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Cancer screening guidelines published last year expand eligibility for those at high risk for lung cancer, and new research shows that they also improve representation among African American patients.

illustration of a researcher

A novel fibrotic disease with surprising nerve symptoms, an explanation for COVID immunity in the immunocompromised and a new approach for brain cancer

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