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Lauren Ingeno

Lauren Ingeno

News Officer, University Communications



Epilepsy EEG Test

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Epilepsy

During Epilepsy Awareness Month, Carla LoPinto-Khoury, MD, a neurologist and assistant professor in the College of Medicine, explains the many faces of the condition.
Map of Female Genital Cutting Prevalence in Africa

Improving Health Services for Immigrants in Philadelphia 

Drexel's Women's Care Center has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the needs of women and girls who have been affected by female genital cutting. 


Sleeping Cells’ Survival Instincts: A Double-Edged Sword?

For researchers who study aging, a central riddle remains: If the human body has evolved to protect itself, why are cells unable to cope with the challenges associated with getting old?
Discovery Day 2016

Record Growth at College of Medicine’s Discovery Day 2016

More than 400 Drexel University College of Medicine students and scientists will showcase original research at Discovery Day 2016 on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Dermatologist checking patient

Black Organ Transplant Recipients at Risk for Skin Cancer

A new study from the College of Medicine suggests all organ transplant recipients, regardless of race, should receive routine, total-body screenings for skin cancer.
fNIR headband

Your Brain on Google Glass 

A group of Drexel biomedical engineers use portable brain imaging technology to measure how well people can navigate while using Google Glass.


Healing Bones With Inflammation 

In their mission to design new biomaterials that promote tissue regeneration, Drexel researchers have identified how inflammation, when precisely controlled, is crucial to bone repair.

Cells Cannibalize to Prevent Lung Injury 

Research from the College of Medicine offers a potential new solution for preventing chronic lung infections that affect premature babies. 


Training the Brain to Resist Temptation 

Psychologists have designed a computer game aimed at improving users’ inhibitory control and a mobile app that combats unhealthy urges before they strike.
spinal pain

Solving the Pain Puzzle

A College of Medicine study is a first step in identifying new, non-opioid drugs for treating chronic pain.
Air Traffic Control

Drexel Hosts International Conference on Research in Air Transportation

An international group of researchers, industry professionals, operators and regulators will convene from June 20-24 for the 7th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation (ICRAT), co-sponsored by the FAA and Eurocontrol.
Malario Mosquito

How Do You Kill a Malaria Parasite? Clog It with Cholesterol

Drexel scientists have discovered an unusual mechanism for how two new antimalarial drugs kill Plasmodium parasites. Amidst growing concerns about drug resistance, these findings could help to develop more effective drugs against malaria.