Science and Technology

Jefferson Investigates: Discrimination’s Impact on Recovery, Cannabis for Chronic Pain, and Cancer’s Blood Supply
Does discrimination slow recovery from brain trauma, can patients with long-term pain use cannabis to reduce opioid use, will blocking blood flow to cancer slow its growth?
New Project to Design Building Skins to Retrofit Energy-Inefficient Structures
Researchers will develop prototype modular panels and test for energy savings, resistance to weathering and market feasibility.
Celebrating the Class of 2023
New graduates look back at their education and share what lies ahead.
Jefferson Investigates: AI for Parkinson’s, Immune Aging in HIV and Finding Better Care for Patients with Diabetes
Exploring computer learning to predict Parkinson's disease progression, how the immune system becomes exhausted in HIV, and how to offer patients better diabetes care.
Jefferson Investigates: Dyes From Invasive Plants, COVID-19 Policies That Worked and Patient-Centered Design
The latest on sustainability in fashion, studying what curbed the spread of COVID-19 best, and working with patients toward better assistive devices.
University’s XR Initiative Aims to Guide Academics Into Virtual Future
Digital-learning team launches outreach efforts to energize students and faculty.
“Beyond the Bench” – A Journey Through Science Mysteries
From detective shows to decoding genetic data - how a Jefferson alum found her way to the world of computational research.
What Is the Residual Impact of Slavery on African American Mental Health?
Understanding generational trauma and how therapists can be trained to help individuals cope.
Jefferson Investigates: Life Post Incarceration, Pain in Your Gut and Cross-cultural Lessons in COVID-19 Eldercare
Read the latest on the barriers to life after prison, a new treatment avenue for visceral pain, and how older people were cared for during the global pandemic
How Engineering Students Work With Jefferson Health to Improve Processes
Gaining real-world skills, they’re developing models that can provide advancements to the hospital system.
Celebrating the Beauty of Research
Jefferson’s first enterprise-wide research-art contest reveals the beauty of rarely seen parts of the natural world and opens windows to the soul.