Science and Technology

Can the Benefits of Cannabis Overcome Political Barriers to its Legalization?
Studying how public policy on cannabis can affect public health and health outcomes.
How Can Microbubble Contrast Agents Improve Ultrasound Imaging?
Learning how a flexible, inexpensive and non-invasive tool can be used to diagnose and stage common diseases from cancer to heart attack.
What Are Vital Components of Effective Counseling for Substance-Abuse Patients?
Examining addiction’s impact on family members and the importance of cultural humility.
How Can Researchers Address Psychosocial Needs That Arise During Care Transitions?
Advocating for vulnerable populations to improve the care experience and health outcomes.
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.