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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.
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Cells Cannibalize to Prevent Lung Injury 

Research from the College of Medicine offers a potential new solution for preventing chronic lung infections that affect premature babies. 

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Drexel Experts Available to Comment on Democratic National Convention

As Philadelphia prepares to host what is likely to be one of the largest and most historically significant Democratic National Conventions, Drexel experts are available to comment on issues ranging from the logistics of putting together the massive gathering and its historical significance, as well as addressing the biggest political issues that will face presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Solving the Pain Puzzle

A College of Medicine study is a first step in identifying new, non-opioid drugs for treating chronic pain.
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How Do You Kill a Malaria Parasite? Clog It with Cholesterol

Drexel scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two new antimalarial drugs kill Plasmodium parasites. Amidst growing concerns about drug resistance, these findings could help to develop more effective drugs against malaria.
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Drexel’s Postpartum Depression Clinic Is First of Its Kind in the Region

Mother-Baby Connections is an intensive outpatient clinic based at Drexel that provides various therapies for mothers experiencing stress and postpartum depression. 

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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.
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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.
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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.