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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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First Year Students Gain Research, Presentation Skills at Poster Fair
November 05, 2018
At the fair, teams and individual students, present research into topics interesting to them and examine it from the perspective of their respective discipline.
Expert Commentary: A Healthy Lifestyle May Be the Key to Preventing Cancer
October 31, 2018
Although breast cancer incidence is often thought to be a spontaneous disease, most people are unaware that certain everyday lifestyles might impact on the development of this cancer later on in life and or affect how many years breast cancer survivors will live post-diagnosis.
Occupational Therapy Student Strengthens Research Skills to Improve Patient Care
October 30, 2018
Hellerstein has already seen how research can impact the field. She completed an independent study that assessed how LGBTQ health issues are addressed in occupational therapy education.
USciences Hosts Life Sciences Leaders for Innovate, Collaborate, and Ignite
October 24, 2018
Greater Philadelphia continues to earn stature as a center of innovation and leader in the life sciences with the region's assets on full display at Innovate, Collaborate, Ignite 2018!
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.
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