Research

Discovery may help fight flu
A discovery by a team of Temple scientists shows promise for developing more effective antiviral drugs that can be used in the treatment of the influenza virus.
January 20, 2015
Temple's HIV discovery among top 100 stories in 2014
A technology developed by researchers at Temple University School of Medicine has been selected among the top 100 science stories for 2014 by 'Discover' magazine. The technique has the potential to eliminate HIV from the genome of individual cells.
January 8, 2015
Endangered lemurs illegally kept as pets threaten species survival
An estimated 28,000 lemurs have been illegally kept as pets in Madagascar over the past three years, possibly threatening conservation efforts and hastening the extinction of some lemur species, according to a study by Temple University researchers.
January 5, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.