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For Organ Transplant Recipients, Skin Diseases and Risk Factors Differ by Race

A review of medical records from 412 organ transplant recipients by College of Medicine researchers revealed marked racial differences in post-transplant dermatologic disease.
Martin Luther King Jr. being treated by Walter P. Lomax Jr. in his Philadelphia hotel room on Feb. 10, 1968.

The Hahnemann Alumnus Who Championed Philly’s African-American Community — and Also Treated Martin Luther King Jr.

Walter P. Lomax Jr., MD, who graduated from Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel’s College of Medicine) in 1957, lived a long life in which he continually treated and supported African-Americans and their community.
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Let's Talk About Sex (and Gender)

The 2017 Sex and Gender Research Forum will feature interdisciplinary research projects and transgender rights activist Harper Jean Tobin.

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Youth Soccer Coaches Can Prevent Injuries

A study from sports medicine experts shows that properly trained coaches can be as effective as professionals when it comes to preventing injuries.
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Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in Children 

A new study from the College of Medicine shows that a common antibiotic exacerbated cognitive problems in pediatric animal models. 

The three founders of Hahnemann Medical College, started in 1848: Constantine Hering, MD; Jacob Jeanes, MD; and Water Williamson, MD.

The Forgotten Founders of Drexel Institutions

Anthony J. Drexel founded Drexel University, of course. But there are other institutions now ingrained in Drexel’s DNA — like the College of Medicine and the Academy of Natural Sciences — that were founded by other innovators in the 19th century.
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Top Drexel Stories of 2016

Relive the moments and exciting headlines that sparked the most conversation and interest during 2016 through this annual review of the year’s top Drexel stories.
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Drexel Faculty Experts Explain How to Survive and Thrive During The Holidays

It’s that time of year again. The physical, emotional, financial and gastrointestinal strains posed by the holiday season can make it feel like more of a slog than a restorative hiatus. So, as an early gift from the Drexel media relations team, we’ve sifted through the University’s stable of experts to find those best suited to provide some advice on how to make this season a joyous one. 

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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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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Epilepsy

During Epilepsy Awareness Month, Carla LoPinto-Khoury, MD, a neurologist and assistant professor in the College of Medicine, explains the many faces of the condition.
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Improving Health Services for Immigrants in Philadelphia 

Drexel's Women's Care Center has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the needs of women and girls who have been affected by female genital cutting. 

Discovery Day 2016

Record Growth at College of Medicine’s Discovery Day 2016

More than 400 Drexel University College of Medicine students and scientists will showcase original research at Discovery Day 2016 on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.