Research

Sergei Pond
Evolutionary biologist: So far, COVID-19 is genomically stable
A CST researcher is carefully watching for evidence that the COVID-19 virus is mutating or adapting.
May 11, 2020
American flag against Philadelphia skyline
COVID-19-related study led by Temple researcher earns nod from NIH
The international survey-based research delves deeper into taste- and smell-related symptoms.
May 1, 2020
Temple University Hospital
Temple treats first patient in the U.S. in a new clinical trial for treatment of COVID-19
Temple’s Gerard Criner is the principal investigator at Temple University Hospital for a new clinical trial evaluating a potential treatment for COVID-19 patients.
April 28, 2020
an animated computer calculation
A distributed computing project takes on COVID-19
More than 1 million participants worldwide are running computer simulations at home to find potential drugs to counteract the coronavirus.
Domenico Pratico in the lab
Temple researchers show drug therapy helps Alzheimer’s disease in mice
The research team came away with promising results in the study of a drug molecule’s effect on the brain’s ability to stave off protein buildup.
Dr. Antonio Giordano
Virtual realities: research reveals promising intervention in cancer treatment
Temple-led research shows that virtual reality can help reduce anxiety and improve mood in women undergoing chemotherapy.
MRI image of the brain
Study of curse words could help traumatic brain injury patients
Knowing more about how our brains process profanity could help inform treatments, researchers say.
Associate Professor of Biology Vincenzo Carnevale in front of white board with equations
Temple researchers identify potential alternative to opioids for pain
The researchers, in collaboration with a West Coast biotech firm, are investigating an ion channel that may be used to reduce pain.
Domenico Praticò
Study: Olive oil can protect against dementia in mice
Temple scientists discovered that extra virgin olive oil can prevent brain deterioration.
Kamel Khalili and researcher in lab
Researchers discover HIV drug is effective against Zika virus
The drug, rilpivirine, may also be effective against other mosquito-borne viral diseases.
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.
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.
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.