Research Highlights

Our research scientists and doctors have made important and internationally recognized contributions to medical science, including patents, discoveries and treatment advances.

6/26/20

Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences continue to spearhead a number of projects related to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

6/23/20

Two medical fellows, four medical residents and two medical students earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s second annual Celebration of Scholarship.

5/28/20
Initially spurred by fears of a shortage of mechanical ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, researchers have been developing a low-cost way of mechanizing resuscitators that are commonly found in ambulances and emergency rooms.
5/26/20

Stark disparities based on sex and race in the use of life-saving implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) interventions suggest potential bias in care pathways implemented by electrophysiologists, according to results of a clinical trial presented by researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

4/27/20

Thirty-four original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2020 Medical Student Research Forum.

4/23/20

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is participating in a national effort being coordinated by the Mayo Clinic to collect convalescent plasma as a possible therapy for COVID-19 patients.

4/22/20

With COVID-19 tests and testing materials in short supply across the nation, researchers at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have joined together to help compensate for the shortage.

4/8/20

A three-year national study will explore whether earlier diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, combined with appropriate treatment, can improve health outcomes — including reducing the risk of stroke.