Applied Research News at Jefferson

Home office space at night with low light, tablet with blank empty screen, modern table lamp, mock up frames and decor on wood table, 3d rendering, 3d illustration

A newly funded DOE project will look at how LED lighting compares with standard fluorescent light for the health of people on regular daytime work schedules. 

anticonvulsant medications

An FDA warning on epilepsy drugs may pose greater risk to patients.

prostate cancer and cardiovascular health, hormone therapy

Common prostate cancer therapy may increase short-term risk of death in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions.

Smoking head and neck cancer

A change in the tumor metabolism due to tobacco exposure could open new treatment avenues in head and neck cancer.

Elderly senior patient (aging old adult person) in nursing hospice home holding geriatrician doctor's hand having happy medical health care from hospital carer or caregiver healthcare service

Jefferson will become one of 48 centers in the world focused on Parkinson’s patient care, research, outreach and education, named by the Parkinson’s Foundation.

fat cells illustration

Jefferson researchers unveil first demonstration of heritable mutations behind non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

MRI of the blood vessels in the brain and cerebrovascular disease. brain stroke x-ray image.

Changing the route of entry for minimally invasive neurosurgery provides better outcomes for a wide range of interventions, and is preferred by patients.

women with thyroid gland problem on the blue background

New research may help change treatment practices for patients diagnosed with low risk thyroid cancer.