Science and Technology

Jefferson Investigates: Aging and Chronic Conditions; A New Target for Parkinson’s Disease; Butterfly Disease
Exploring multimorbidity among aging adults in India; targeting a gut protein to prevent neurodegeneration; repurposing existing therapies for butterfly disease
Racism in China
Exploring racism that the Black community in China experiences and how Western racial ideology impacts a non-Western part of the globe.
Designing Tomorrow: A New Collaborative Studio Teaches Architecture Students the Power of AI in Building Sustainable Cities
Students gain hands-on experience with the technologies shaping the future of urban design.
Jefferson Investigates: Artificial Intelligence and Heart Disease, Prenatal Drug Use and ADHD, and Potassium Channels and Neurological Disease
Exploring how machine learning can be used to predict cardiac damage, studying the link between substance use during pregnancy and ADHD, and targeting potassium channels in the brain.
Making Multimedia Communication More Inclusive
Diving beyond the surface of written language and visual media to get messages across.
Photos and Recap: Class of 2024 Honored at Commencement
The 2,600-plus graduates will lead with ‘courage, creativity and commitment.’
Jefferson Investigates: Contaminated Currency, Autism-Inclusive Healthcare Spaces, and Novel Prostate Cancer Treatment
Investigating presence of drugs on American currency, designing sensory-friendly environments for people with autism, and developing new therapies for prostate cancer.
Celebrating the Class of 2024
With bright futures, graduating students reflect on their time at Jefferson.
How Do Our Physical Surroundings Shape Our Minds?
By adapting to innate human instincts, a well-designed space can impact our learning and stress.
“Beyond the Bench” – Striving to Improve Representation in Science
A graduate student who didn’t see herself in science now looks for opportunities to increase awareness among students about what a scientist is and does.
Jefferson Investigates: Scar Tissue, Asthma Control, and Adherence to Diabetes Medication
Exploring a new technique to break down scar tissue, a text-message intervention in young asthma patients and how conversations may improve diabetes treatment in African American patients.