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Neuron

Study Shows How Neurons Reach Their Final Destinations

Drexel researchers found that with a boost from motor proteins, sliding microtubules give nerve cells a smoother ride.
Louis W. Sullivan, MD

Former HHS Secretary to Deliver College of Medicine Commencement Address 

More than 400 students will graduate from the College of Medicine at the Kimmel Center on May 20. Louis W. Sullivan, MD, will address the class. 

Celebrating Drexel Authors

Celebrating All Drexel Authors

For the fourth year, the Office of the Provost and Drexel Libraries highlighted the work of Drexel’s authors and editors. This year, for the first time, published students were honored along with faculty and staff.
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.
A woman meditating, taking in a breath of fresh air.

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.
Brain Image YouTube

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.
enhanced tumor penetration

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.