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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Best to Skip the Afrin and Other Nasal Sprays When You Get a Cold

Robert Sataloff, MD, professor and Chair of Otolaryngology in the College of Medicine, and Seth Zwillenberg, MD, a clinical associate professor in the College of Medicine, were quoted in a March 7 Philly Voice story about problems associated with using over-the-counter nasal sprays.

16 Things Doctors Do to Lower Their High Cholesterol

Howard Eisen, MD, the Thomas J. Vischer Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Feb. 25 Reader’s Digest slideshow about how even a small amount of exercise can help patients lower their cholesterol.

14 Arthritis Symptoms You’re Probably Ignoring

Arundathi Jayatilleke MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Feb 21 story in Reader’s Digest about early signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

How Vision 2020 is Working Toward Gender Equality in Government and Business

Lynn Yeakel, director of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Feb. 14 Generocity story about events planned for Drexel’s Vision 2020 year-long celebration to celebrate and accelerate gender equality.

5 Times to Avoid Taking Laxatives—and 5 Times They Can Help

Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a February Reader’s Digest story about when you should and shouldn't take a laxative.


Philly's Context Therapeutics Will Now Test Prostate Cancer Drug on Breast Cancer

Felix Kim, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Jan. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the sale of Argo Therapeutics to Context Therapeutics, the startup pharmaceutical company that Kim co-founded in 2015. Context is developing drugs to treat prostate and metastatic breast cancers.

Crozer-Keystone Partners with Global Neurosciences Institute

Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, director of Drexel Neurosciences Institute in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a Jan. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Crozer-Keystone Health System partnering with Global Neurosciences Institute, which he leads.

Cell and Rehabilitation Therapies to Improve Breathing in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Michael Lane, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was interviewed on an episode of the SCI Curecast about his research involving cell and rehabilitation therapies to improve breathing in spinal cord injury patients.

Andres E. Castellanos, 51, Who Delivered Pizza as He Trained to Become a Respected Surgeon

An obituary remembering the life of Andres E. Castellanos, MD, who was an associate professor in the College of Medicine, ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Dec. 18.

27 Top Cardiologists, Picked By Big Data

Howard Eisen, MD, the Thomas J. Vischer Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine, was listed on a Dec. 5 Forbes list of the 27 best cardiologists in the country, based on a computer algorithm and various data points.

Restrictive Abortion Bill Headed for Vote Among Pa. Legislators

Lamar Ekbladh, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 5 Philly Voice story about Pennsylvania’s State House Health Committee advancing a bill that would restrict abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Modern Heart Transplants Owe Their Origins to a Fungus Found in the Dirt

Howard Eisen, MD, the Thomas J. Fischer Professor of Medicine in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 3 Quartz story about the history of cyclosporine, an immunosuppressant drug that revolutionized heart transplants.