Lauren Ingeno

News Officer, University Communications

Lauren Ingeno is a news officer at Drexel who focuses on medicine, biomedical engineering and nursing. She joined Drexel in 2015 after two years covering research for internal publications at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Lauren has bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English from Pennsylvania State University. She blogs at the Drexel News Blog.


Lin Han Biomedical Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Tissue Scarring
Lin Han, PhD, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study fibrous tissues at the nanoscale, advancing the treatment and understanding of cartilage diseases.
African-American mother and child Report Finds Discrimination Driving Disparities in Food Insecurity
Lifetime experiences of racial and ethnic discrimination are linked to food insecurity in Philadelphia, says a new series of reports from researchers at Drexel's Center for Hunger Free Communities.
vaccine Many State Lawmakers Want to Loosen Childhood Vaccine Requirements, But Legal Barriers Persist
An analysis of proposed vaccine legislation between 2011 and 2017 shows that although the majority of proposed bills would have allowed more parents to exempt their children from school immunization requirements, those that favored vaccines were more likely to become law.
cannabis Legalizing Marijuana in California: Drexel Researcher Receives NIH Funding to Study Policy's Effects on Young Adults
The longitudinal study will track how the state's changing cannabis laws affect the health and behaviors of young adults living in Los Angeles.
Brain stimulation Would You Zap Your Brain to Improve Your Memory? Researchers Study Attitudes Toward Brain Stimulation
Drexel psychologists studied the public's attitudes toward brain stimulation.
Firefighters Drexel Researchers Are 'Taking Science to the Streets' to Improve Firefighter Safety with $1.5 Million FEMA Grant
Researchers at Drexel University will assess and train firefighters nationwide to improve on-the-job safety and prevent injuries. The project, called FOCUS 2.0, is funded by a $1.5 million grant from FEMA and DHS.
Philadelphia Skyline Drexel Researcher Receives NIH Director's Early Independence Award to Study City Growth
Usama Bilal, MD, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, has been awarded a $1.25-million Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health.
Doctor taking woman's blood pressure Medicaid Expansion Improved Immigrants' Access to Health Insurance, But Disparities Persist
The disparity between uninsured noncitizens and native citizens grew between 2010 and 2015, according to new research from the Dornsife School of Public Health.