Recent Research


The naturally occurring molecule N-acetylcysteine (NAC) shows benefit in a clinical trial for multiple sclerosis.


Jefferson researcher tells us how she is studying the ingredients in plants like turmeric that could have medicinal or healing properties

scientist pipeting at the lab bench

New research shows that both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive growth and aggressiveness across cancer types, suggesting that these molecules may be more central in deadly cancers than previously thought. 

Insulin with expiration date

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


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.


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


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

transmembrane protein

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.

Holding hands

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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