Research

Temple researchers to study community participation of individuals with mental illness
Researchers at Temple University are using GPS technology and other tools to better understand how individuals with mental illness participate in their communities.
October 17, 2014
Using computers to develop new AIDS drugs
Ron Levy, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Biophysics and Computational Biology and an AIDS drug researcher, directs the Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, where he conducts leading-edge computational research at the intersection of biology, chemistry and biophysics.
October 8, 2014
Physicist Xiaoxing Xi grows advanced materials for real-world applications
Physics Professor Xiaoxing Xi and his team use advanced methods to grow very thin layers of materials—including insulators, superconductors and semiconductors.
October 7, 2014
Physicist Xiaoxing Xi grows advanced materials for real-world applications
Physics Professor Xiaoxing Xi and his team use advanced methods to grow very thin layers of materials—including insulators, superconductors and semiconductors.
Computer scientist Jie Wu harnesses the power of wireless technology
Jie Wu, professor and chair of Computer & Information Sciences and director of the College of Science and Technology's Center for Networked Computing, focuses his research on the next generation of wireless technology.
Researchers target diet to reduce chronic disease in Asian Americans
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.
NSF grant to examine using autonomous vehicles to improve traffic flow
Temple University is helping develop strategies for the future use of autonomous vehicles in improving traffic flow.
Researchers identify brain areas activated by itch-relieving drug
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.
Physicist Maria Iavarone conducts research at the atomic level
Associate Professor of Physics Maria Iavarone studies the electronic properties of materials using a scanning tunneling microscope that allows her to see individual atoms.
States should increase regulation of dietary supplements, Temple study finds
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.
Temple’s Center for Asian Health hosts Chinese and U.S. public health officials
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.
Mindfulness protects adults’ health from the impacts of childhood adversity
A study led by Robert Whitaker, professor of public health and pediatrics at Temple University, examines the relationship between childhood adversity, mindfulness and health.
Researchers identify new target for treating heart failure
A new study by a team of Temple University School of Medicine researchers has identified a promising target for the treatment of heart failure.