Science and Technology

How Can the Media Improve Representations of Diverse Identities?
Understanding how to ensure sensitive and accurate portrayals of different groups in various forms of media.
Jefferson Research Celebrates Black History Month
Shining a light on Black excellence – researchers share their accomplishments, role models and lived experiences.
Jefferson Investigates: Colon Cancer, Health Disparities and Burnout
Looking for colon cancer’s off-switch, how physicians stave off stress, and searching for where lung cancer disparities persist.
What Is the Science Behind Using Cannabis to Treat Serious Illness?
Attempting to close the gap between research, the medical community and patients.
JeffSolves: A New Way of Thinking
Medical and industrial design students team up to develop medical devices to solve healthcare challenges.
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?
Dr. Jennie Ryan studies how public policy on cannabis can affect public health and health outcomes.