Research

A man in a red Temple baseball cap perched on rocks with a snowy backdrop.
Antarctic images reveal four decades of ice loss
Satellite images show the loss of ice equivalent to the area of the city of Berlin over the past 40 years.
July 12, 2016
A man in Dr. Tao's lab holds chocolate chips in his hands.
Chocolate that melts in your mouth, but not on your hips
Temple scientists were able to reduce the fat on several different brands of chocolate by 20 percent, better than anticipated.
June 20, 2016
Cells with HIV as viewed through a microscope.
Temple researchers advance pursuit of HIV cure
Lewis Katz School of Medicine scientists build on previous work removing HIV-1 from the genome of human T-cells.
May 24, 2016
White fabric spinning on a loom.
$75 million national research initiative focuses on functional fabrics
The university was tapped by the U.S. Department of Defense to participate in a research institute that will support U.S. textile manufacturers.
Cells viewed through a microscope.
Temple scientists eliminate HIV-1 from genome of human T-cells
Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine make another landmark discovery in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
A male researcher looking through a microscope in a lab.
Temple research rises
The returns on Temple's investment in research have been enormous.
X-rays of brains.
Temple selected as site for landmark NCAA-DOD concussion study
The university was chosen to participate in the most comprehensive study of concussion and head-impact exposure ever conducted.
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Temple public health experts create free tool for parents with mental illnesses
Parents can find courses and information related to child rearing, sorted by children’s ages, up to 18 years old.
A double helix.
Exploring genetics in a new way
Professors developed a way to use DNA extracted from cadavers to advance genetics curricula in medical school.
Temple faculty member Allison Hayes-Conroy in her classroom.
Rising research stars
A number of new faculty researchers are raising Temple's profile.
An engineering researcher adjusting vials in a lab.
Temple University reaches height of Carnegie research classification
The university ascends to “highest research activity” in the 2015 Carnegie Classification update.
Prescription pills spilling out of a prescription bottle.
Study finds opioid prescriptions down at Temple University Hospital
The implementation of a voluntary guideline has reduced the rate at which powerful painkillers are prescribed for minor pain.
A patient meeting with a clinician in an office.
Messaging key to minority involvement in clinical trials, Temple researcher finds
Addressing the separate concerns men and women have about involvement in clinical trials could result in greater minority participation.