Karuna Meda
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Making Science Stories Come to Life
Graduate students and post-docs learn how to illustrate their research with stick figures and cartoons
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.
All Research Starts With a Question. What’s Yours?
How do I develop sustainable and innovative textiles?
How to Manipulate Brain Waves for a Better Mental State
Understanding activity in the brain to help with sleep, stress and focus.