January 22, 2020
Starting this month, the committee working on Drexel’s new 10-Year Strategic Plan will begin meeting with colleges and schools to seek input on how Drexel should navigate the upcoming crucial decade.
January 16, 2020
Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty — like two Drexel professors who were awarded fellows of the National Academies of Inventors.
December 15, 2019
Tower Health and Drexel University have completed the acquisition of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children from St. Christopher's Healthcare, LLC, a subsidiary of American Academic Health System. The acquisition was finalized on Dec. 13 with an effective date of Dec. 15.
November 25, 2019
The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent organ rejection after transplant surgery, may also slow aging in human skin, according to a study from Drexel University College of Medicine researchers published in Geroscience.
November 18, 2019
The Drexel Collection, in collaboration with the College of Medicine's Legacy Center Archives, has unveiled Honoring the Hahnemann Community, which recognizes the pioneering legacy of Hahnemann University Hospital from 1848 to 2019.
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.