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  • Research Links Abuse/Post-traumatic Stress to Migraines

    March 31, 2009

    People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to suffer from migraine and chronic daily headaches, according to new research led by a neurologist from Drexel University College of Medicine. The study of almost 600 people, predominantly women, at six headache centers across the U.S. also found that a majority of the migraine and PTSD sufferers had been victims of physical or sexual abuse.

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  • Drexel physicians named “Top Docs” by Philadelphia magazine

    March 27, 2009

    Philadelphia magazine has published its annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors” in various specialties. The list can be found in the April 2009 issue of the magazine.

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  • The Envelope Please: Anticipation, Joy and Hugs On Match Day

    March 20, 2009

    “Match Day” is the day medical students across the country receive envelopes containing the name of where they will begin their residency programs. At Drexel College of Medicine, 250 students shared the excitement with parents, friends, faculty and Dean of the College of Medicine.

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  • Event Raises Awareness for Clinical Trials

    March 19, 2009

    Liz and Jay Scott, parents of Alexandra “Alex” Scott who established the national organization Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, will speak about the critical role of clinical medical trials at the AWARE for All program, hosted by Drexel University College of Medicine on March 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Drexel’s Edmund D. Bossone Research Enterprise Center, 3128 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

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  • Pediatrics AIDS Benefit Concert Raises $43,000

    March 06, 2009

    The 16th annual Pediatrics AIDS Benefit Concert, sponsored by Drexel University College of Medicine, raised over $43,000 to help children living with HIV/AIDS. More than 750 tickets were sold for the event, which was held February 21st at Drexel University’s Main Building and featured performances by Drexel University College of Medicine students, physicians, faculty and staff.

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  • Jane Pepper named 2009 WOMAN ONE Award recipient

    March 06, 2009

    Drexel University College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership has named Pennsylvania Horticultural Society President Jane Pepper the 2009 Woman One Award recipient in honor of her distinguished contributions to the community and to the cause of women’s leadership.

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  • Drexel Cystic Fibrosis Center Wins Designation and Funding

    March 05, 2009

    The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at Drexel University College of Medicine has earned a designation that paves the way for more clinical trials to research treatments for the chronic disease that affects the lung and digestive systems of 30,000 Americans.

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