Research

Study finds brain receptor cell could be new target for Alzheimer’s
Blocking a key receptor in brain cells that is used by oxygen free radicals could play a major role in neutralizing the biological consequences of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Temple University's School of Medicine.
November 17, 2014
Last half decade sees robust growth in Temple’s tech revenues
The expansion of Temple's research enterprise, highlighted by the recent dedication of the Science Education and Research Center, has led to a dramatic increase in commercialization revenues from university-developed technologies.
November 12, 2014
Princeton University President Emeritus and Temple alumna Shirley Tilghman to speak at Provost Lecture Series
On Nov. 20, world-renowned scholar Shirley Tilghman, MED ’75, will visit Temple’s Main Campus as part of Temple’s Provost Lecture Series to discuss the current state of U.S. biomedical research.
November 10, 2014
New study focuses on improving care for hepatitis-B-infected Asian Americans
Grace Ma, professor of public health and director of Temple's Center for Asian Health, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to study the monitoring and treatment of hepatitis B among Asian Americans, a group at particularly high risk for the disease.
Temple first in region to use new treatment for peripheral artery disease
Temple University Hospital is the first in the Philadelphia region to use an innovative new treatment for peripheral artery disease, a life-threatening condition that affects millions of Americans.
Temple study suggests a novel approach for treating noncardiac chest pain
New research authored by Temple University Hospital gastroenterologist Ron Schey suggests a novel approach to treating noncardiac chest pain due to esophageal hypersensitivity.
Temple and CHOP to explore eradicating HIV from hiding places in the brain
Temple University and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have received a joint $4.3 million, four-year grant to investigate new methods for eradicating HIV that lurks in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatments.
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.
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.
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 and 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.
SERC: Fueling the latest scientific discoveries
At Temple's new Science Education and Research Center, scientists and students working side by side fuel the latest scientific discoveries.
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.