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Progress & Promise Against Cancer

The College of Medicine was mentioned in an NBCphiladelphia.com Nov. 8 post about a phone bank event hosted by the station and the American Association for Cancer Research, which will feature a panel of regional cancer experts, including Drexel College of Medicine faculty.

Can Germs Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in a Nov. 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about his research investigating whether bacteria can cause Alzheimer’s disease.

Screen Time Before Bed Not That Bad For Children, Study Shows

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a Nov. 8 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about whether screen time before bed actually disrupts children’s sleep.

The cancer-preventing HPV vaccine a dozen years on: Progress, fear, and loathing

Judith Wolf, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Nov. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Gardasil, the vaccine that protects against HPV that has led to worldwide declines in the most dangerous types of the virus.

Physician Shortage Prompts Regional Solutions

The College of Medicine was mentioned in a Nov. 5 Lehigh Valley Business story about plans between Drexel and Tower Health to open a branch medical campus near Reading Hospital.

Sexual Harassment Is Rampant in Health Care. Here's How to Stop It.

Drexel's Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program, was mentioned in a Nov. 1 Harvard Business Review story about how to reduce sexual harassment in the health care industry. 

Thousands Die Waiting for Liver Transplants. This Tactic Could Yield More Organs.

David J. Reich, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was featured in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story and video about a technique he is studying, called machine perfusion, to revive organs that have deteriorated in order to make them suitable for transplant into patients.

Tower Health, Drexel Select Site for West Reading Branch Campus

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the College of Medicine’s agreement with Tower Health to open a regional branch medical campus in Reading. The announcement of the selection for the new campus’s site was also featured in Oct. 31 stories in the Reading EagleLehigh Valley Business and WFMZ-TV (Reading).

Medical mystery: The case of John Quincy Adams' odd quivering

Allan B. Schwartz, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored an Oct. 19 presidential “medical mystery” for The Philadelphia Inquirer about John Quincy Adams’ quivering. 

Researchers Find Best Amount Of Rest In World’s Largest Sleep Study

Marc Johnson, clinical director of the Drexel Medicine Sleep Center, was interviewed for a Oct. 10 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about the ideal amount of sleep to get each night.

When is it OK to drink alcohol while pregnant? Never, doctors say

Renee Turchi, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a report she co-authored, which found that alcohol-related birth disorders are far more common than previously believed.

Kavanaugh allegations raise questions about alcohol, sexual assault, and the reliability of memory

Jessica Barson, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the effects of alcohol on the teenage brain and how that science may inform allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.