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USciences Professor Wins Fulbright Scholarship for Zika Research
February 01, 2018
Using mathematical modeling to fight the spread of Zika virus, University of the Sciences assistant professor Michael Robert, PhD, has received funding from the Fulbright Commission to continue his research in Argentina this summer.
New Discovery by USciences Researchers Moves Closer to Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treatment
October 26, 2017
USciences researchers have discovered a small molecule that exhibits selectivity toward TNBC cells while sparing normal surrounding cells.
Dr. Zachary Klase Receives $2.1 million Grant from NIDA for HIV Research
May 25, 2017
With a focus on HIV/AIDS research, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Zachary A. Klase, PhD, was selected to receive the prestigious Avenir Award, a $2.1 million, five-year grant, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in May 2017.
USciences Graduate Fellows Celebrated
April 04, 2017
Graduate students and their advisors celebrated the students' academic and research achievements at the annual Graduate Fellows Brunch on March 30 2017.
USciences Lab Researching Zika Virus to Determine How the Mosquito-Borne Illness Causes Birth Defects
August 11, 2016
Taking lessons learned from years of research into HIV, Zachary Klase PhD, assistant professor of biological sciences, has begun studying Zika Virus in his lab at University of the Sciences in hopes of uncovering more information about the mosquito-borne virus which has caused concern recently.
The Hunt for New Drugs to Treat Infectious Diseases
December 15, 2015
The lab of John W. Tomsho, PhC’98, PhD, which has been sponsored by the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust and the Milton Lev Memorial Faculty Research Fund, is to discover new drugs. “We’re doing research specifically looking for drugs that we can use to treat infectious diseases,” he said. “Right now, we are focusing on new antibiotics and new antivirals.” Some key targets: HIV, malaria, influenza, and tuberculosis.
Innovative Methods to Investigate Personalized Medicine Decision Making
October 22, 2015
While many scientists in the relatively new field of personalized medicine are busy trying to characterize the molecular basis of various diseases, Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH, is leading the way in understanding the real...
Killing Cancer at the Speed of Light
September 11, 2015
Bin Chen, PhD, is working on perfecting a therapy that could maximize the work done by cancer drugs. The method? Light. Photodynamic detection and therapy (PDD/PDT) is a process by which compounds in cells are activated...
Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
June 21, 2015
As veterans have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan, we are witnessing the devastating effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a serious psychiatric disorder that is associated with trauma and combat...
Increasing Health Behavior Change
June 19, 2015
Elizabeth Amy Janke, PhD, an assistant professor of behavioral and social sciences at University of the Sciences, and former faculty member C. Alix Timko, PhD, are health psychologists...