Science and Technology

Exploring Jobs of the Future:
Hemp and Cannabis
How does Jefferson prepare students for these two exploding industries?
Hope Leads to Transformation from Grief
How counselors can help clients cultivate hope and self-compassion after losing a loved one.
How Does Stress Affect the Body?
Combining biological and psychological expertise to explore the physical impacts of chronic stress and trauma.
Most Memorable Jefferson Moments of 2021
The Nexus looks back at the biggest University stories from the past year.
Reimagining Immunity in the Eye
Immune cells could be doing much more than we think in protecting our eyes – Jefferson researchers uncover new details.
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.