Research

Temple students posing for a photo with Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack
Students lobby for Temple’s funding at Owls on the Hill Day
Type: News Story
As the state legislature weighs Temple’s funding for the next budget year, students and staff traveled to Harrisburg to lobby elected leaders.
May 10, 2017
Hands typing on a cell phone.
Research uses texting to continue pre-K lessons at home
Type: News Story
Temple’s College of Education is working on a project that sends lessons home for students in the form of text messages.
February 8, 2017
A woman with a guitar in a hospital room
The healing power of music
Type: News Story
Music therapy has been shown to have a beneficial effect on anxiety, fatigue and pain in people with cancer.
December 13, 2016
Thomas Edwards standing in front of a chalkboard with his arms crossed.
Supporting autism in the workplace
Type: News Story
Engineering professor explores with his students how to best manage individuals on the autism spectrum in the workplace.
November 30, 2016
A brown and white dog undergoing a behavior analysis at the PSPCA.
We know what you did last summer
Type: News Story
From Beverly Hills to Rio de Janeiro, Owls spent their summers gaining real-world experience.
September 7, 2016
A Temple researcher working in a lab
An elevated research profile
Type: News Story
Temple jumps 11 spots to No. 18 in a new worldwide ranking of Google Scholar citations.
September 1, 2016
Two women sitting at a table and one is speaking into a microphone.
Temple experts and leadership aid state in opioid epidemic
Type: News Story
Lewis Katz School of Medicine experts discuss opioid addiction and abuse before Pennsylvania legislators.
August 16, 2016
Jim Guare standing in front of a drawing of a chemical compound.
Changing lives through groundbreaking research
Type: News Story
Jim Guare, CST ’77, ’83, helped invent Crixivan, an antiviral drug used widely to treat HIV.
March 17, 2016
A stack of colorful books and an iPad.
Library research meets the digital age
Type: News Story
The Digital Scholarship Center offers high-tech research solutions for students and scholars.
November 23, 2015
A three-dimensional scan of neurons firing inside a brain.
Temple researchers discover link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease
Type: News Story
Study led by researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine raises hope for new treatments.
November 6, 2015
Researchers target diet to reduce chronic disease in Asian Americans
Type: News Story
Researchers from Temple University’s Center for Asian Health will use a $1.4 million grant to create awareness, provide education, and increase access to healthy food and beverage options in Philadelphia’s low-income Asian-American community.
October 6, 2014
NSF grant to examine using autonomous vehicles to improve traffic flow
Type: News Story
Temple University is helping develop strategies for the future use of autonomous vehicles in improving traffic flow.
October 1, 2014
Researchers identify brain areas activated by itch-relieving drug
Type: News Story
Areas of the brain that respond to reward and pleasure are linked to the ability of the drug butorphanol to relieve itch, according to new research led by Temple Professor Gil Yosipovitch.
October 1, 2014
States should increase regulation of dietary supplements, Temple study finds
Type: News Story
State governments need to increase their regulation of dietary supplements to protect consumers. That's the finding from a new study by Temple researchers on the effectiveness and federal oversight of supplements that are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building.
September 24, 2014
Temple’s Center for Asian Health hosts Chinese and U.S. public health officials
Type: News Story
Public health officials from China and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention visited Temple’s Center for Asian Health to learn about the center’s initiative to reduce sodium in food from Philadelphia’s Chinese takeout eateries.
September 22, 2014
Study shows that pain and itch may be signs of skin cancer
Type: News Story
According to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, director of the Temple Itch Center, asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous.
August 14, 2014
Study to investigate whether ibuprofen can reverse the effects of emphysema
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital is participating in a nationwide, phase II clinical trial testing the possibility that ibuprofen can reverse the effects of emphysema.
July 17, 2014
NIH grant to explore new possibilities in heart failure treatment
Type: News Story
Thanks to an $11.5 million grant, scientists in Temple University's School of Medicine will focus on key molecular mechanisms in heart failure, which could lead to the development of new heart therapies.
June 18, 2014
Geologist helps find and protect endangered sea turtle nest
Type: News Story
While at a state park off of the Gulf Coast of Florida to study the development of the shoreline, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Ilya Buynevich used georadar to assist in locating and protecting the nest of an endangered green sea turtle.
June 25, 2014
A drumroll please: Top 10 tips for better student research
Type: News Story
Temple librarians Krystal Lewis, Thomas Heverin, Susan LaValley and Rick Lezenby created 10 ways to improve student research, a guide for faculty based on findings from a national study of college students’ research skills, behaviors and challenges in the digital age.
September 30, 2011
Students win prestigious Fulbright grants to teach, study, do research abroad
Type: News Story
Six Temple students won fellowships from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and are conducting research or teaching English in Spain, Germany, South Korea and other international locations.
September 1, 2011