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  • College of Medicine to Host Lyme Disease Conference

    March 26, 2015

    The Centers for Disease Control confirms there are 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease diagnosed every year in the United States. In the continental US, Pennsylvania is usually ranked as being first or second in the nation with the most cases. In 2014, the State Senate unanimously passed legislation intended to execute prevention, education and surveillance strategies for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

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  • It's Official Now!

    March 24, 2015

    With a quick tear of an envelope, 257 Drexel University College of Medicine students know officially where the next phase of their medical careers will take them. The future doctors filled the Student Activities Center on Friday, March 20, for National Match Day 2015, when fourth-year students learn where they will begin their residency programs. It is one of the most exciting days in a young doctor’s education.

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  • Caring Together Celebrates 25 Years of Treating Women With Addictions

    March 17, 2015

    The Caring Together program is turning 25. Established in 1990, the program, which is managed by the Department of Psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine, helps women and their children overcome substance abuse and start a new life without drugs and alcohol. 

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  • Fourth Annual Medical Student Research Day Results

    March 13, 2015

    Eighty-two posters were presented at the Fourth Annual Medical Student Research Day on March 12, 2015. Faculty volunteers judged the posters for content, presentation and appearance.

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  • Professors Receive Grants Through Statewide Refunds for Breast Cancer Research Campaign

    March 04, 2015

    The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) recently awarded two Drexel University College of Medicine researchers grants from its statewide Refunds for Breast Cancer Research campaign. Alessandro Fatatis, MD, PhD, professor in the Departments of Pharmacology & Physiology and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Mauricio Reginato, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, each received a $50,000 award for their breast cancer research.

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  • Study Examines Effectiveness of Sports Concussion Laws

    March 03, 2015

    Recent concussion laws that set out to prevent head injuries in American teenage athletes should be extended to include the activities of summer camps, travel teams and all-star teams. This will ensure that all youths who suffer head injuries receive appropriate care and education, says Drexel sports medicine physician Thomas Trojian, MD. Trojian is the lead author of a study that showed a marked increase in the number of teenagers receiving medical treatment for sports-related concussions after laws pertaining to sports-related concussions were passed in Connecticut in 2010. The findings are published in the journal Injury Epidemiology.

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