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The Morani Exhibit

Art and Medicine Hold Hands in the Morani Collection

A new display from The Drexel Collection showcases art created and collected by groundbreaking surgeon Alma Dea Morani, MD. Morani believed that an appreciation of art made better, more humane physicians.
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Researchers Reveal How the Brain Generates Respiratory Rhythm

Drexel scientists have introduced a new concept of how the brain is involved in this essential function, providing new insight into how breathing disorders could be treated in the future.
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Investigating New Drug to Prevent Alzheimer's 

Drexel researchers are determining if an investigational treatment can clear the built-up plaque of the protein amyloid before the disease progresses and brain cells are impaired.

President John A. Fry presents his strategic plan at the Queen Lane Campus

President Fry’s Second and Third Town Halls Highlight the Importance of Communication

In town hall meetings at Drexel’s Center City and Queen Lane campuses, President John A. Fry said communication between colleges sparked the successes of the past year and detailed how it will be even more important in the years to come.
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Dressed to Kill: Tailoring a Suit For Tumor-Penetrating Cancer Meds

Drexel researchers have discovered a new strategy for squeezing drugs into dense tumors. 

Lynn Yeakel

Drexel and U.S. Sen. Casey Lead Efforts to Designate Philadelphia as 19th Amendment Centennial Site

In year 2020, Philadelphia will serve as a backdrop for women leaders to convene and celebrate the anniversary of women securing the right to vote. 

Match Day 2016

Emotions Run High as Drexel Medical Students Meet Their Matches

At Match Day 2016, Drexel University College of Medicine students discovered where they would begin their careers as doctors. 

Hahnemann Emergency Room

Testing Seizure Treatments 

College of Medicine Researchers are conducting an emergency medicine study to find out the most effective drug for treating a life-threatening condition.

Momtaz Alhindi

Pivot Point: The President's Report

John A. Fry’s annual president’s report shows off the fruits of 2015 — prioritizing ‘right fit’ students and investing in financial aid, co-op support and advising and collaborations with other like-minded organizations. 
WMCP Class of 1891, featuring Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson, MD, the first woman resident physician at the Tuskegee Institute. Photo courtesy Legacy Center Archives, Drexel College of Medicine.

Examining Drexel’s Ties to the First African-American Women Physicians

Some of the country’s first African-American women physicians graduated from an institution that later grew into Drexel’s College of Medicine.
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The Science of Eating Disorders

For National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, professors Adrienne Juarascio and Jessica Barson separate fact from fiction and weigh in on the psychological and physiological causes of eating disorders.
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Drexel College of Medicine Transforms MD Program

The College is doing away with its two-track system and introducing a single curriculum designed to train more well-rounded, thoughtful physicians.