October 21, 2020
This update offers a snapshot of recent activity, including the work of Janet Chen, MD, assistant professor in the College of Medicine, who is a principal investigator for the Gilead Sciences-sponsored clinical trial evaluating young COVID-19 patients treated with the drug remdesivir.
October 09, 2020
Discovery Day 2020 took place virtually this year to maintain safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but much of what makes the annual event exciting remained the same. As in years past, hundreds of participants from the College of Medicine showcased original research on Thursday, October 8, presenting on topics from neuroscience and oncology to mental health and immunology.
September 30, 2020
Looking and sounding different than past years, the 2020 ceremony outlined how Drexel will be working to improve educational, working and living environments on and off campus.
September 30, 2020
The pursuit for more information about the COVID-19 coronavirus has led a group of College of Medicine researchers to West Reading, Pa. and back again, with some of their vital work taking place before the sun is up.
September 24, 2020
Faculty, staff and students of the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, which later grew into Drexel’s College of Medicine, worked heroically in the fall of 1918 to treat influenza patients, including themselves — as documented in the few reports remaining from that time.
September 23, 2020
A neighborhood’s overall socioeconomic status, including income and education-level, may influence its residents’ risk of chronic kidney disease, according to a study recently published in SSM Population Health by researchers from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.
September 18, 2020
SLAM architects aren't just building a new facility in West Reading for Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health -- they're building a community hub.
September 10, 2020
A team of Drexel University College of Medicine researchers is advancing a way to destroy cancer cells exploiting "synthetic lethality," which is caused by deficiency in the DNA damage response (DDR) pathway. Synthetic lethality occurs when deficiencies in each of any two genes can be tolerated by the cell but the combination of these two deficiencies is lethal.
August 31, 2020
Just over $100,000 was awarded to 22 faculty and professional staff through Drexel's Rapid Response Research & Development Fund.
August 11, 2020
The MD Program Class of 2024 gathered virtually on Friday, August 7, to officially begin their medical school journey with the White Coat Ceremony, a symbolic commitment to the values and duties of the medical profession.