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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

Vision 2020, Celebrating 100 Years of Equality for Women

Joanne Murray, a historian at the College of Medicine's Legacy Center, was featured in a Patch post on Feb. 18 as part of a story about Drexel's Vision 2020 program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the women's suffrage amendment. The story was also picked up by WWDB-Radio (860-AM) on Feb. 20. 

Medical Mystery: What Caused Unusual Blisters and Itching on a Boy With Eczema?

Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Jan. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer “Medical Mystery” column about an eczema patient presenting unusual blisters and itching. 

The Fatally Slow Quest for Next-Gen Antibiotics

Donald Kaye, MD, an affiliate faculty member in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 31Men's Health story about antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Why Women Are More at Risk From Concussion

Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Jan. 31 BBC story about differences in concussions for men and women athletes. 

Good Day Discusses Trauma, Grief in Light of Violent Start to 2020 in Philadelphia

John A. Rich, MD, and Ted Corbin, MD,  co-directors of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at the Dornsife School of Public Health, were interviewed on the Jan 15 broadcast of WTXF-TV (FOX-29)'s "Good Day Philadelphia" about recent violence in Philadelphia and how their initiative, Healing Hurt People, and other programs are helping people deal with the trauma associated with violence.

Managing OFF Episodes in Parkinson Disease

Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a January 7 NeurologyLive panel discussion video about managing Parkinson's Disease.

Tower Health, Drexel Complete $50m Deal for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

The completion of the acquisition of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children by Drexeland Tower Health was reported Dec. 15 by a number of media outlets including Philadelphia Business Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer and WFMZ-TV (Allentown, Pennsylvania).

An Essay on Choosing Wisely in Medicine

The Choosing Wisely Program at the College of Medicine was mentioned in a Dec. 14 MD magazine article about how medical providers and patients can better decide when particular medical procedures, tests and prescriptions are worth pursuing.

Load Management: Sound Strategy or ‘Crapshoot’ for Sixers’ Championship Hopes?

Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of sports medicine at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 9 WHYY.org story about whether there is a justification for the Philadelphia 76ers’ decision to limit the playing time of Joel Embiid, a strategy known as "load management."

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Drexel's College of Medicine was mentioned in a Nov. 27 Philadelphia magazine story about the efforts of local medical schools to recruit and support more black men in medicine.

Rapamycin Has Anti-Aging Effect on Human Skin

Christian Sell, PhD, an associate professor at the College of Medicine, and colleagues, recently published a study showing potential use for Rapamycin to reduce skin aging. The findings were covered Nov. 26 by MedicalResearch.com and Nov. 28 by McKnights Long-Term Care News, Medical News Today, Derm City and Medical Daily.

Rapamycin May Slow Aging in Human Skin, Study FindsNov-26-Sell-UPI

Christian Sell, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in Nov. 26 United Press International and Specialty Medical Dialogues stories and a Medical Life Sciences story on Nov. 25 about his research exploring the use of Rapamycin, a drug typically used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients, to reduce signs of skin aging.