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All In The News tagged "College of Medicine"

'Economic Game-Changer': Ground Broken on Drexel/Tower Health Medical School in Wyomissing

The June 17 groundbreaking for the construction of the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health regional campus in West Reading was featured in the Reading Eagle, Lehigh Valley Business, and WFMZ-TV.

Autism mutation may disrupt brain structure by disabling mitochondria

Austin Legido, MD, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a June 13 Spectrum News story about research out of George Washington University that suggests autism is caused by a genetic mutation that disables mitochondria in brain cells. 

Find a tick on your body? In Pa., you can get it tested — for free.

A microbiology and immunology research lab, that focuses on identifying diseases carried by ticks, led by Garth Ehrlich, PhD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was mentioned in a June 13Philadelphia Inquirer story about a similar lab currently being operated at East Stroudsburg University. 

Medical Mystery: Gerald Ford’s Philadelphia Headache

Allan B. Schwartz, MD,  a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a May 3 "Medical Mystery" story for  The Philadelphia Inquirer  about what caused Gerald Ford to get a severe headache during the 2000 Republican National Convention.

Garlic Is Not a Yeast Infection Remedy, According to This Gynecologist's Viral Thread & Here Are The Many, Many Reasons Why

Paul Nyirjesy, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 23 Bustle story about the idea of using garlic to treat yeast infections.

A "Tick Explosion" Is Coming This Summer, and No One Is Safe

Kayla Soccarras, a doctoral researcher in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an April 23 Yahoo! Lifestyle story about an impending uptick in bug populations this summer and how to avoid tick bites.

Why Leonardo da Vinci’s Brilliance Endures, 500 Years After His Death

A partnership between the College of Medicine and the New York Academy of Art, to provide art and medical students the opportunity to sketch and study human physiology, was featured in the May edition of National Geographic in a story about the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci. 

Drexel Names New Medical School Dean

The Philadelphia Business Journal reported on April 3 the announcement of Charles B. Cairns, MD, as the new dean of the College of Medicine. President John Fry was quoted in the story.

Midlife Hormonal Changes Add Fat, Subtract Lean Muscle in Women

Owen Montgomery, MD, a professor and chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a March 27 Everyday Health story about the effects of hormonal changes on fat and muscle for women heading into menopause.

In 2020, Let’s Focus on Women All Year Long

An op-ed authored by Lynn Yeakel, founder and president of Drexel’s Vision 2020 initiative in the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, about the initiative’s plans for a series of events highlighting the history of and continued fight for women’s equality in the United States, ran in The Philadelphia Inquirer on March 27.

The Restless Realm of YouTube’s Sleep Meditation Chats

Anita Ko, MD, assistant professor in the College of Medicine and director of the Sleep Fellowship program, was quoted in a March 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the restless realm of Youtube's sleep meditation channels. 

Tower Health, Drexel University Finalize Plan for Regional Campus in Wyomissing

An agreement between Drexel and Tower Health that will establish a new four-year regional campus of the College of Medicine was featured in a Feb. 23 The Reading Eagle story. The two organizations have secured appropriate accreditation and the campus will be operational for the 2020-2021 academic year.