Research at USciences

The faculty and students of USciences engage in pioneering research spanning basic sciences such as biology, chemistry, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences and physics to socio-behavioral, applied and clinical research. Our research efforts are an extension of the unique academic focus of USciences, to deliver life-saving insights into the causes and cures of chronic illnesses, and continuously improve our health care system.

USciences students work side-by-side with stellar faculty as early as their first year. Our 100 state-of-the-art labs are dedicated to hands-on student learning and meaningful scientific discovery. Award-winning USciences faculty share their expertise and research methods with students in critical fields like cancer biology, health psychology, pharmaceutical chemistry, medical technology, and more.

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  • USciences Celebrates Launch of Substance Use Disorders Institute

    October 09, 2018

    The Institute was created in June 2017 by the University to provide educational programming, policy outreach, and research about the national opioid epidemic.

  • USciences Physics, Biology Professors Awarded Research Grants

    September 07, 2018

    The Board of the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded 10 scientific research grants totaling $1.9 million, including $200,000 to USciences and Roberto Ramos, PhD, and Margaret Pearce, PhD.

  • High School Students Gain Research Experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences Lab

    August 06, 2018

    Although he hasn't taken a college level course, Joseph San Filippo PharmSci'22 has already begun working in a USciences laboratory. San Filippo learned about the trials and tribulations of working in a University laboratory this summer with a stint in pharmaceutical sciences lab under the tutelage of Anil D'Mello, PhD.

  • SUDI Hosts Online Streaming Community Forum on Opioid Epidemic

    July 16, 2018

    University of the Sciences' Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI) recently partnered with local activists and researchers to hold a hybrid community forum, streamed over social media as well as open to in-guest attendees on campus, to address harm reduction initiatives in discussion in Philadelphia to address the opioid epidemic.

  • Debating the Impact of Medical Cannabis on the Opioid Crisis

    May 11, 2018

    Could access to medical cannabis impact the opioid epidemic? This was the topic of the most recent "Making the Connections" series presented by Mayes College in connection with the Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI).

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Contact:

Jean-Francois Jasmin, PhD
Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Education

Address:

Office Location: McNeil Building, Room 104
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8512

Email:

j.jasmin@usciences.edu