Science and Technology

How Can Occupational Therapy Help Children with Autism?
Using sensory integration therapy tools can help patients and families live more successful and satisfying lives.
Are Cannabinoids Useful in Treating Pain from Nerve Damage?
Combating misconceptions and investigating the benefits of cannabis in treating disease.
Out of This World: Jefferson Helps Produce Space Gloves for Astronauts
Dr. Brian George has led the project for over two decades.
What Causes Range of Motion to Deteriorate in Baseball Players?
Understanding muscle adaptations in the shoulder to repetitive motion and stress.
A Scientific Journey of Adaptation
From switching fields to studying microorganisms that live in extreme conditions to setting up a lab during the pandemic, a Jefferson researcher shares her story of persistence and creating opportunities for underrepresented scientists.
Using Innovation to Clean Up Plastic Pollution
Engineering students design solution to remove trash from the Schuylkill River.
How Do We Decolonize African Studies?
Creating a database of and elevating scholarship produced by African researchers.
How Can Mentoring Programs Improve Confidence of Adolescent Girls?
A novel approach for providing early support for overall physical and mental wellbeing for teenage girls.
University’s Global Reach Will Soon Extend Into Space
Thanks to the Jefferson Israel Center’s innovative relationship with Sheba Medical Center, four scientific experiments were selected for a 2022 mission to the International Space Station.
Sending Research to Space
Four projects from Thomas Jefferson University will become part of the first-ever private mission to the International Space Station.
Onward and Upward: Graduate Students Saluted at Commencement
See photos from the ceremonies for Sidney Kimmel Medical College and the Colleges of Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Population Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.