For April’s Autism Awareness Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Kristen Lyall, ScD, is a prenatal and environmental risk factor expert.
Category: Health & Medicine
Autism Acceptance Month: Epidemiology and Risk Factors Expert
For April’s Autism Awareness Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. iana Schendel, PhD, is a professor at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and leads the Research Program in Modifiable Risk Factors for ASD.
Autism Acceptance Month: Early Learning and Intervention Expert
For April’s Autism Awareness Month, Drexel News Blog is highlighting experts from Drexel University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Giacomo Vivanti, PhD is an early learning and intervention expert.
How should we support living organ donors during a worldwide pandemic?
Transplant programs and potential donors have faced hard questions about risk tolerance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some of the questions that researchers from Drexel University’s College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health posed to prior and prospective organ donors across the United States.
What do COVID-19 Case Numbers Really Mean and What Numbers are Useful?
If you’re frequently trying to make sense of the number of local and national COVID-19 cases and deaths from the CDC’s tracker or other places, but are unsure what it all means, you’re not alone.
Is the United States Honoring its ‘Melting Pot’ Identity?
Three recent papers from researchers in Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, discuss continued inequalities and growing challenges faced by many immigrants in the U.S. They also offer opportunities for a creative refocus of present efforts to help close these gaps.
Locally Sourced Food and Recipes: Drexel Food Lab Partners with South Philly Food Co-op
Drexel Food Lab shares recipes and tips for locally sourced produce with new partner South Philly Food Co-op.
Drexel Medicine and Public Health Experts on the Pulse of COVID-19
As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing pandemic, Drexel University’s College of Medicine and Dornsife School of Public Health experts sorted out what the research community has learned thus far and what questions […]
Millions of Americans Suffer from Chronic Wounds Each Year. COSTLY Treatment for Patients Rides on a Wildly Inaccurate Ruler Reading.
Six and a half million Americans suffer with chronic wounds each year, with $25 billion spent annually to treat them. That number is expected to rise, as chronic wound risk increases with age. One in […]
Nucleus Signals Cells to Move When Squeezed
Scientists understood in 2015 that putting physical pressure on cells – by crowding – causes stationary cells to start moving. We now know it is the cell nucleus, which triggers this “evasion reflex,” and it […]