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LATEST POSTS BY Edyta Zielinska
June 1, 2021
Sending Research to Space
Four projects from Thomas Jefferson University will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station.
May 14, 2021
Growing the Next Generation of Therapies
As the first African American man admitted to the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, Nafees Norris paves a path for others.
May 6, 2021
Educational Approach Aims to Battle Social Inequity
Is our educational system designed to promote or quash independent thinking?
April 30, 2021
Breaking the Chain of Hepatitis B Infection
Dr. Hie-Won Hann connects with patients using stories, education and research, making strides on a stealthy disease.
March 18, 2021
Why Wearing a Mask Can Be Controversial
Researchers investigate the social drivers of mask wearing during COVID-19.
March 3, 2021
Mind Over Matter
One stroke patient's journey to help researchers understand if brain implants connected to a robotic arm brace can help him … and eventually other survivors … restore movement.
February 17, 2021
MATER Staff Turns to their Mindfulness Therapy Research to Navigate COVID-19 Stressors
Proven to help moms with opioid abuse disorder, mindfulness practice may also be helpful to others in crisis.
January 28, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
December 14, 2020
How to Keep Strong While Recovering from COVID-19 at Home
COVID-19 patients can lose muscle mass quickly while staying in bed. Experts demonstrate safe and effective ways to keep muscles and joints flexible and strong throughout recovery.
December 10, 2020
Is “Both-Sides” Journalism Truly Unbiased?
Traditional journalism leaves many stories untold, or incomplete. Researchers investigate alternative models of journalism that aim for inclusivity and combat a legacy of racism in the media.
December 1, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.