Research

Temple University Hospital aerial view
NIH selects Temple as hub for clinical trials network
Temple University is one of 11 clinical hubs nationwide to participate in the network for emergency medicine clinical trials.
August 9, 2017
Traffic on North Broad Street
Tested with human drivers, self-driving car calms traffic
The experiment, which placed a self-driving car among human-operated vehicles on a track, confirmed the autonomous car can help prevent traffic jams.
August 8, 2017
Polina Gross standing at a laboratory bench in a white lab coat.
Changing hearts
Polina Gross, a Lewis Katz School of Medicine PhD candidate, is exploring new ways to treat heart disease.
July 27, 2017
Labor economist Douglas Webber
Research shows economic value of a college degree
Meet Temple labor economist Douglas Webber, whose pioneering recent research sheds light on the economic value of a college degree.
A researcher holding up a syringe
Temple researchers extract HIV from infected cells
The scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine are the first to demonstrate HIV can be removed from cells, preventing further infection.
Rachel Paul looking at zebrafish in a tank.
Science for real
Students become members of the research team to gain hands-on experience alongside faculty scientists and hone their career paths.
graduate student Zoe Ngo working with a child at a computer.
Temple researchers delve into childhood memory
Professor Nora Newcombe and graduate student Zoe Ngo are some of the first researchers to study pattern separation in children.
Chelsea Walton standing in front of a blackboard full of math equations
Temple mathematician Chelsea Walton named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow
The highly competitive and prestigious honor identifies rising scientists who’ve made significant marks on their field and represent the next generation of leaders in the U.S. and Canada.
Engineering researchers handling test tubes in a lab.
Engineering researchers lend expertise on I-95 project
As I-95 construction continues, Temple researchers are studying the best ways to mitigate stormwater runoff from the expressway.
An illustration of serotonin molecules.
School of Pharmacy launches IBD treatment startup
Temple University scientists launched a new startup to explore a promising treatment for inflammatory bowel disease.
Domenico Praticò, professor of pharmacology, wearing a lab coat.
Temple research could shape Alzheimer’s treatment
A study at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine identified a protein that could serve as an alternative drug target in treatment of the disease.
Bottles and pills on display.
Chemistry research group earns nearly $4 million in grants
A professor-led team of students and postdoctoral researchers earned two National Institutes of Health grants for their work on antibiotics.
Peter Lelkes looking at a device in the lab.
Professor’s bone-repair technology moves closer to the OR
A Temple University bioengineering professor is developing a cutting-edge biodegradable material for use in orthopedic surgery.