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December 11, 2023
The Science Behind Forensic Drug Analysis
Forensic toxicologists work across the medical and criminal legal systems to understand the rapidly-changing landscape of drugs in the U.S.
December 5, 2023
23 Memorable Jefferson Moments for 2023
The Nexus looks back at some of the biggest stories from the past year.
November 30, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: ChatGPT in Sleep Apnea, Distress in Cancer Care and Hunger for Moms in Opioid Treatment
African American men are more affected by cancer, ChatGPT may help patients understand sleep apnea, and looking at the basic needs of mothers in treatment for opioids use.
October 19, 2023
Get My Job: Spotlight on Pharmacy
As an independent pharmacy owner, alumna Dr. Marcell Martinez helps to keep her community safe and healthy.
October 18, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: Mitochondrial DNA, Transgender Care, Menstrual Equity
New research explores how mitochondrial genetic material is inherited; improving culturally competent care for transgender patients; and the lack of menstrual supplies in prison.
September 26, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: Kids of Incarcerated Parents, Babies vs. Sleep and Better Asthma Inhalers
New research explores addressing an asthma inhaler’s side effects, mental health access for kids with incarcerated parents, and how fruit flies choose between babies and sleep.
September 21, 2023
Jefferson Researcher Receives Cancer Moonshot Award
Hien Dang, PhD, was one of 11 people awarded the prestigious award aimed at finding therapies for tough-to-treat cancers in patients who have been historically disadvantaged.
September 14, 2023
Saving Sea Turtles, One Paddle at a Time
This summer, Dr. Manuela Tripepi traveled to Curaçao to research the disease ravaging sea turtles across the Caribbean.
August 28, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: Maternal Death, Traumatic Brain Injury and Cellular Identity
How a common antibiotic can reduce sepsis during labor, how confidence can help memory recovery after traumatic brain injury, and how cells pass identity down to daughter cells.
July 18, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: Allergies to Cannabis, Brain Fog in HIV and Anti-Scarring Treatment
How does cannabis cause allergic reactions, why do people with HIV experience cognitive decline, and how can internal scarring be reduced after rotator cuff repair.
July 11, 2023
How Does Light at Night Affect My Health?
Light pollution at night is getting worse. How can people maintain good sleep hygiene when brightness seeps through the windows?