November 12, 2019
With topics ranging from cancer and epidemiology to neuroscience and regenerative medicine, more than 300 participants from Drexel University College of Medicine showcased original research at Discovery Day 2019 on Thursday, November 7.
November 11, 2019
Three commonly argued justifications for the persistent discrimination and gender bias that prevent women from rising to leadership positions in the field of pediatric medicine have been debunked by a Drexel University College of Medicine researcher and colleagues in a special article published in the November 2019 issue of the journal Pediatrics. The article goes a step further, arguing that gender equity can be fostered by employing the same basic scientific principles used in solving other problems in medicine.
October 31, 2019
The platform presenters for the Drexel University College of Medicine’s annual research day, called Discovery Day, divulge on their research topics and tips for success.
October 25, 2019
At the start of the academic year, the class of 2023 came together to celebrate their initiation to medical school during the White Coat Ceremony. Among them stood several students whose paths to medical school didn’t travel the traditional route. Twenty-seven members of the class of 2023 are alumni of Drexel’s Pathway to Medical School (DPMS) program, the largest group from the program so far to be accepted into the College of Medicine’s MD program.
October 10, 2019
Read all about the sponsored research, major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel — like the Dornsife School of Public Health’s Alex Ortega, PhD, who was awarded a $3.2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to study psychiatric and substance use disorders among island Puerto Ricans impacted by Hurricane Maria.
October 01, 2019
Spoonful of Sugar is a podcast for first- and second-year medical students, created by third- and fourth-year medical students at the College of Medicine. Its goal is to provide another way for students to review information for free at their convenience while also creating a community of medical students who help each other and pass forward knowledge.
September 23, 2019
Drexel and Tower Health have entered into an agreement to acquire St. Christopher's Hospital for Children for $50 million, ensuring that the health care provider will continue its role as a vital resource for families in North Philadelphia and the region following its sale in bankruptcy court.
September 05, 2019
Drexel University researchers are exploring how Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a type of talk therapy, delivered via telemedicine, may alleviate the anxiety and depression common among cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The multi-site nationwide trial led by C. Virginia O’Hayer, PhD, a clinical associate professor of Psychiatry in the Drexel University College of Medicine, is supported by a three-year, $960,000 grant from the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
August 20, 2019
Medicaid expansion has helped more young, low-income adults with advanced kidney disease to avoid the costs and poor quality-of-life associated with dialysis, reports a study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine from researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine and the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel.
July 22, 2019
How does Hahnemann University Hospital’s closing relate to the University? Here’s what you need to know going forward.
July 11, 2019
Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel, like the 53 faculty and staff members who were named this year’s Drexel Areas of Research Excellence (DARE) awardees.