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LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
June 4, 2020
How Is Structural Racism Reinforced Through Food?
We sit down with a Jefferson professor to discuss her research on the ways marginalized communities resist oppression, and the impact COVID-19 has had on racial inequities.
May 20, 2020
How Can Antitrust Laws Promote Human Welfare?
Jefferson global antitrust researcher discusses his research on improving socio-economic conditions in developing and transition countries, and how antitrust laws have changed during the pandemic.
May 11, 2020
CPR For Mental Health
Jefferson commits to unique mental health training - Mental Health First Aid - to build a community of safety, support and empathy – particularly important in a period of pandemic and isolation
May 7, 2020
Jefferson Researchers Take On the Coronavirus
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
April 13, 2020
Another Type of Small RNA Found To Depend on Personal Attributes
Jefferson researchers discover that the abundances of a class of short RNAs differ by a person’s gender and population of origin
April 8, 2020
Doing Research in the Time of COVID-19
Jefferson researchers maintain lab cohesion and fuel scientific inquiry with the help of Zoom Rooms, collaborative peer groups, and creative use of open access databases
April 6, 2020
Spread the Science, Not the Virus
Public health researchers at Jefferson recommend ways to avoid misinformation during the COVID19 pandemic, like seeking out trusted sources, local updates, and cross-checked information
March 24, 2020
Taking Care of Your Mental Well-Being During a Pandemic
Tips and strategies from a mental health expert on coping with stress, keeping up routines, and staying connected while in isolation
February 24, 2020
Can We Harness the Medicinal Properties of Plants to Help Treat Diseases Like Osteoarthritis?
Jefferson researcher tells us how she is studying the active ingredients in plants like turmeric that could have medicinal or healing benefits.
February 12, 2020
Making Science Stories Come to Life
Graduate students and post-docs learn how to illustrate their research with stick figures and cartoons
January 29, 2020
Using Blue LED Light to Make Organic Molecules
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.