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Drexel Introduces Repository of Virtual Reality Content to Enhance Online Education

New digital enhancements will take online education to new and far more expansive heights at Drexel University. VRtifacts+, a first of its kind repository, will empower faculty and instructional designers to seamlessly incorporate 250,000 augmented, virtual and mixed reality learning objects across a wealth of disciplines into the University’s online coursework.

UE Lifesciences’ iBreastExam detects tumors early at the point of care without the need for radiation, and has been used to provide 120,000 breast examinations.

Drexel Advances Among Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted US Utility Patents in 2017

The University was included among the colleges and universities in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents report authored by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (POA).

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Milken Institute Ranks Drexel University in Top 20 for Tech Transfer

The Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank, recently released a ranking of schools based on their technology commercialization. Drexel University was ranked 46th out of 225 universities across the country.
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Drexel's Tyler Roach Is Churning Out Virtual Reality Ideas

Since he first tried out a virtual reality headset, Tyler Roach has been looking for ways to help people with the latest technological advances. Whether helping doctors practice operating room habits or deaf people communicate without sign language, he’s using virtual reality to make a mark.

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Healing Wounds With Ultrasound

Drexel researchers have received a $3 million NIH grant to test a new treatment for the millions of patients who suffer from slow-healing, chronic wounds.
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Your Brain on Google Glass 

A group of Drexel biomedical engineers use portable brain imaging technology to measure how well people can navigate while using Google Glass.

The Top 100 list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association.

Drexel in the Top 50 of Worldwide List for Patents

Drexel was named 49th on a list of worldwide universities granted patents released by The National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, placing amidst some of the biggest names in innovation.
Obinna Otti demonstrates some pieces from the Tech Lending Library at the March 24 Collaboratory.

Tech Lending Library Painlessly Handles the Cutting Edge

Faced with a constant barrage of new technologies, untangling the wires of this vast realm poses a continuous challenge for Drexel educators. Fortunately, the Tech Lending Library is here to help.

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Using Technology to Enhance, Not Obscure, the Human Touch

Drexel professors showed how to use robots, trump cat videos and emphasize human interaction through the technology at Online Learning Council’s third Collaboratory.
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Harnessing the Body’s Immune System to Heal Wounds Naturally

A Drexel engineer will seek to better understand the relationship between the body’s natural healing process and tissue regeneration with a five-year $1.9 million grant from the NIH.

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A New Approach for Studying Parkinsonian Syndromes 

Using a portable device developed at Drexel University, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified differences in brain activation patterns associated with postural stability in people with Parkinsonian syndromes and healthy adults.
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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Joins ic@3401 and Drexel to Boost Startup Resources in University City

A number of developments in University City’s startup ecosystem are aligning—all to the benefit of Philadelphia’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs. Drexel University and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania are teaming up to create a $10 million early stage seed fund that will support spin-off companies from the University. Concurrent with the launch of the new fund, Ben Franklin will join Drexel and University City Science Center’s efforts to strengthen the offerings for members at the Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401). And the technology and healthcare growth capital provider, Safeguard Scientifics, is also joining ic@3401 in a high-level capacity.