Aaron Hernandez — the former football star charged with murder in 2013 — suffered from a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), researchers at Boston University revealed at a medical […]
Author: Lauren Ingeno
Drexel Researcher Wins STAT News Wunderkind Award
STAT — a Boston-based national publication focused on science and health news — has named a Drexel University College of Medicine postdoc one of the “brightest young minds in life science.” Halley Oyer, PhD, was […]
Media Watch: Drexel College of Medicine Among Top 10 Medical Schools With the Most Applicants
With 11,532 applicants for the 2016-17 school year, Drexel University College of Medicine is among the top 10 most popular schools in the country for prospective students and first in the Philadelphia region, as reported […]
Ted Corbin: Philly’s Next Health Hero?
Ted Corbin, MD, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, is changing the way hospitals in Philadelphia — and around the country — respond to victims of violence. In recognition of these efforts, Corbin […]
Biomedical Researchers Design Mobile Game for Teaching About HIV
CD4 HunterTM, a new educational mobile game developed by Drexel University College of Medicine researchers that turns players into microbes, is now available to download from iTunes and the Google Play app store. In the […]
Q+A: What Happens When Lyme Disease is Not Treated Early?
Pennsylvania is the Lyme disease epicenter, with over 7,000 cases diagnosed in 2015. The disease is caused by the spirochete bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, which is carried by ticks and then transmitted to humans. When treated […]
Snapshot: Drexel’s WELL Center Opens
With a reception at the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Drexel University’s Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science — the WELL Center — officially opened this month. The center’s trifold mission aims to develop, test and […]
Media Watch: Drexel Dermatologist on Nail Salon Dangers
If you’ve ever wondered whether your monthly gel manicure could lead to skin cancer, a Drexel University dermatologist has good news. “If your skin isn’t changing color or turning red, the amount [of UV-A light] […]
New Drexel Campaign Reminds Students That ‘Adulting is Hard’
College life might look glamorous through an Instagram filter, but a new awareness campaign at Drexel University is aiming to remind students that all undergraduates struggle at one time or another. Paul Furtaw, PsyD, associate […]
Media Watch: Locked Up for Sexting?
A 2014 Drexel University study about teenage “sexting” habits is back in the national spotlight after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new bill that some lawmakers are calling “overbroad” and “punishing.” The Protecting […]