Research

Temple graduates exceed predictions in Brookings report
Temple graduates performed better than expected in midcareer earnings and student-loan repayment according to the Brookings Institution’s “Beyond College Rankings” 2015 report.
July 2, 2015
Research links brain activity and chronic itch
Using advanced fMRI imaging, researchers at the Temple University School of Medicine found that areas of the brain involved in motor control and reward processing were more activated in chronic itch patients than in healthy subjects.
July 2, 2015
Temple participating in trial for new COPD treatment
Temple University Hospital is the lead institution participating in a nationwide Phase II clinical trial on an investigational oral tablet therapy used to suppress inflammation and ease breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
June 25, 2015
Engineering partners with NASA to launch experiment
The College of Engineering has teamed up with NASA to collect biological samples of both the upper atmosphere and near outer space.
Study reveals HIV therapy should start at diagnosis
HIV-infected individuals have a much lower risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses when taking antiretroviral drugs immediately upon diagnosis, according to the findings of a major international clinical trial in which Temple University Hospital is participating.
BIO conference to showcase Temple technologies
Temple will showcase faculty-created technologies and seek license and commercialization opportunities during the 2015 BIO International Convention, June 15-18, in Philadelphia.
New class of expanding magnets has potential to energize the world
A new class of magnets that offers a host of possible energy applications has been discovered by researchers at Temple University and the University of Maryland.
New commercialization partnership is launched
Temple showcased several faculty-created technologies as it launched Temple Ventures—Powered by Ben Franklin in a ceremony April 24 at the Science Education and Research Center.
Toxic dispersant used to clean oil spill
The dispersant used to remediate the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to corals than the spilled oil, according to a study conducted at Temple University.
Temple in top 100 of NSF’s research rankings
Reflecting the continuing growth of the university’s research enterprise, Temple has moved into the top 100 for research expenditures, according to the latest rankings from the National Science Foundation.
Study correlates scents with purchasing tendencies
Marketing Professor Maureen Morrin and a research team found that rooms with warm scents caused consumers to prefer luxury items and increase their spending. This marks a revolutionary finding in the field of consumer behavior.
Antidepressant could reverse heart failure
A School of Medicine research team has found that the commonly prescribed antidepressant Paxil restores heart function in mice with heart failure.
Tree of life shows clocklike emergence of new species
A team of Temple researchers has assembled the largest and most accurate tree of life calibrated to time, and depicted it in an innovative, cosmologically inspired way.