Research News

7/3/19

A study by first author Jack Tseng, PhD, has reported that two enigmatic fossil teeth found in Canada are the first known fossils of hyenas from the Arctic.

6/24/19

Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor of medicine and assistant vice president for health sciences, has received the 2019 Stockton Kimball Award for outstanding scientific achievement and service.

6/21/19

Medical student Esha Chebolu has been selected to participate in a yearlong residential program that trains the next generation of clinician-scientists and biomedical researchers on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

6/19/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, will use her 2019-20 Fulbright scholarship to study how the microbiome — the collective microorganisms that live on and in the human body — may impact people in India diagnosed with lupus.

6/13/19

Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Behavioral Medicine, has been at the forefront of research on trying to help children and adults make healthier food choices.

6/11/19

Andrew H. Talal, MD — who pioneered the use of telemedicine to treat patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in opioid treatment programs — has shared the successes of this approach with the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

6/11/19
More than 70 students and researchers shared their findings in 24 oral presentations and 19 poster presentations during the annual conference, held May 16th and 17th.
6/6/19
More than 140 students and researchers shared their findings during the annual conference, held May 15th.
5/30/19

The results of a long-term study led by Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, could allay many concerns about the possibility drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could damage patients’ hearts.

5/28/19

Students from laboratories affiliated with the Department of Biochemistry shared their findings during the department's annual Research Day.

5/27/19

Fifteen oral presentations were given and 36 poster presentations were on display during the Department of Surgery’s 15th annual Research Day.

5/23/19

Leading a team of researchers, Mark D. Parker, PhD, has found that most symptoms of proximal renal tubular acidosis (pRTA) — a disease characterized by acidic blood — are caused by something other than low blood pH.

5/22/19

A case report by lead author Praveen K. Chandrasekharan, MD — which describes a newborn’s withdrawal resulting from kratom exposure in utero — has been published in the Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

5/22/19

Jessy J. Alexander, PhD, research professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, has received funding to study complement activation and its role in kidney disease.

5/20/19

National Biomechanics Day activities at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were dedicated to education about how bones and joints in the body — human and otherwise — do their work.