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February

  • Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

    Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

    February 27, 2012

    Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

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  • Dr. Akhil Vaidya

    Malaria Research Team Awarded $2 Million NIH Grant

    February 23, 2012

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Drexel University College of Medicine a $ 2 million grant for a four-year project to investigate molecular pathways targeted by antimalarial pyrazole compounds. These compounds were first discovered by a research team from Drexel.

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  • Malaria Research Team Awarded $2 Million NIH Grant

    February 23, 2012

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Drexel University College of Medicine a two million dollar grant for a four-year project to investigate molecular pathways targeted by antimalarial pyrazole compounds. These compounds were first discovered by a research team from Drexel.

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  • Dr. Maurico Reginato

    College of Medicine Research Links Prostate Cancer Spread to Sugar Found Naturally in the Body

    February 20, 2012

    For the first time, researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine have discovered that a certain type of sugar found naturally in the body is elevated in prostate cancer cells and it plays a critical role in cancer growth and movement. The findings are set to be published in the April edition of Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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  • College of Medicine Research Links Prostate Cancer Spread to Sugar Found Naturally in the Body

    February 20, 2012

    For the first time, researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine have discovered that a certain type of sugar found naturally in the body is elevated in prostate cancer cells and it plays a critical role in cancer growth and movement. The findings are set to be published in the April edition of Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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