Research

Temple faculty member Allison Hayes-Conroy in her classroom.
Rising research stars
A number of new faculty researchers are raising Temple's profile.
February 3, 2016
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.
February 2, 2016
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.
January 13, 2016
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.
A bucket being filled with water from a well.
Temple researcher links private water wells to illness
Water from unregulated private wells may be behind an acute stomach bug.
students studying in the Tech Center.
Skin problems tied to stress
Stress may be to blame for undergraduate students' skin problems.
A three-dimensional scan of neurons firing inside a brain.
Temple researchers discover link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease
Study led by researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine raises hope for new treatments.
Teacher reads to a student.
Helping teachers understand the science of learning
Cognitive science research is applied to teaching and learning through a new initiative.
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Mirrors may reduce pain in injured combat veterans
The reflection in a mirror could lessen the pain experienced by injured combat veterans. That’s the premise behind a new Temple study.
Man wearing virtual reality goggles
Virtual reality might relieve symptoms of cancer treatment
A Temple researcher shows that immersing patients in virtual reality scenarios might help reduce the stress of cancer treatment.
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Temple’s School of Medicine named
Tuesday, Oct. 13, marks the official dedication of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
cigarette butt
App may help protect kids from secondhand smoke
A College of Public Health research project combines traditional and high-tech approaches to help smoking parents quit and protect their children from cigarette smoke.
Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine study links calorie increase to Type 2 diabetes
Researchers at Temple University have found that early signs of diabetes can appear in a healthy individual shortly after engaging in a high-calorie diet for several days.