Thomas Jefferson University Research Magazine



While the clinicians of Jefferson Health were on the front lines of the battle with COVID-19— treating nearly 16,000 COVID patients and testing 35,000+ people—just behind them were the basic science researchers working hard to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms driving the disease and the clinician-scientists working to adapt existing therapeutics to the unique challenges created by SARS-CoV-2.

Since early 2020, Jefferson researchers published more than 260 research studies on the coronavirus’s biology and on treatments