Research

Marlene Jacobson in the lab
Pharmacologist’s research on rare diseases earns grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation
Associate Professor of Pharmacodynamics Marlene Jacobson’s research on treatments for a rare inherited condition have revealed a link to Parkinson’s.
March 19, 2019
heather murphy
College of Public Health researcher works to improve sanitation worldwide
Heather Murphy will work with stakeholders in Uganda and India to improve sanitation conditions as part of a Bill and Melinda Gates grant-funded project.
March 1, 2019
Dr. Domenico Pratico
Temple researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia
The breakthrough represents a significant advancement in knowledge of potential treatments for the illness. 
March 1, 2019
Grand Bois Mountain in Haiti
Temple professor, airline CEO create Haiti’s first-ever private nature reserve
Center for Biodiversity Director S. Blair Hedges is teaming with a businessman to protect endangered species.
Two scientists working in a lab
Growing teeth: Researchers regenerate dental tissue
The collaborative research uses stem cells and smart scaffolds to regrow the root of a tooth.
Associate Dean for Health Disparities Grace Ma
NIH awards Center for Asian Health $13.5M grant to study cancer disparities
The five-year grant will support exploration of approaches to reducing cancer disparities among under-represented groups.
researchers Marisol Tellez Merchán and Richard Heimberg
Temple attains $2.59 million grant to combat dental anxiety
A collaboration between Temple University's dentistry and psychology researchers is showing promising results in the battle against dental anxiety.
Hai-Lung Dai at a whiteboard
Temple team earns major grant to build advanced microscope
The interdisciplinary team led by Professors Eric Borguet and Hai-Lung Dai will use the $1 million-plus grant to build a nonlinear optical microscope.
Dr. Lee-Yuan Liu-Chen and Dr. Ellen Unterwald
The opioid effect: New study offers insights into brain’s response to addictive painkillers
Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and partner institutions developed a tool that will aid in the search for a new class of painkillers with fewer side effects.
Students using virtual reality technology
College of Science and Technology launches hub for interdisciplinary research
Associate Professor of Mathematics Benjamin Seibold will helm Temple’s new cross-disciplinary Center for Computational Mathematics and Modeling.
Assistant Professor Atsuhiro Muto in Antarctica
Temple joins largest ever US-UK Antarctic scientific field campaign
Assistant Professor Atsuhiro Muto will spend up to three months in Antarctica to research the potential collapse of the Thwaites Glacier.
the Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center’s 3-Tesla Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma MRI scanner
Cutting-edge neuroscience and imaging facility opens at Temple
The new Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center offers a centralized location, state-of-the-art equipment and a comprehensive research team.
Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology
Sara Goldrick-Rab wins Temple’s first-ever Carnegie Fellowship
Goldrick-Rab plans to use the fellowship to write a book about food and housing insecurity in higher education.