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2014-07-28 23:01:12

Discovery Accepted into NCI Drug Development Program for Clinical Trials Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 An estimated 68,000 women and men in the U.S. die each year from metastatic breast and prostate cancers – an aggressive form of the disease that occurs when the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, such as the lungs, liver, bones, or brain. Now researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine have developed a compound directed at a target they identified that...

2014-07-25 23:02:05

Appointment is effective October 1, 2014 Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Drexel University College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Valerie D. Weber, MD, MS, FACP, has been appointed vice dean for education, effective October 1, 2014. Weber will join Drexel from The Commonwealth Medical College, where she is currently chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences, associate dean for clinical affairs, and professor of medicine. As a member of the senior leadership team of...

2014-07-12 23:02:25

Dr. Brad Paddock, the Director of the Ivyland Medical Center (http://www.ivymed.com ) answers the question, "Why don't men go to the doctor?” along with a variety of men’s health tips in a recent Doylestown Hospital article. Warminster, PA (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Doylestown Hospital recently conducted an interview with Dr. Brad Paddock covering a variety of men’s health questions. Paddock tackles topics including main men's health concerns, health issues specific to men,...

2014-05-22 23:01:48

Offers Potential New Therapy for Difficult-to-Treat Triple Negative Breast Cancer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A study from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Drexel University College of Medicine offers a potential new therapy for difficult-to-treat breast cancers. A team of investigators discovered that targeting a specific enzyme can kill triple-negative breast cancer cells, but spare non-tumor cells as well. The study is currently available in the online...

2014-04-04 23:32:52

Allegheny Health Network and Emergency Medicine Physicians announced today the formation of a joint venture to manage the emergency departments at eight hospitals in western Pennsylvania, including six of the Network's seven hospitals. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP) announced today the formation of a joint venture to manage the emergency departments at eight hospitals in western Pennsylvania. The joint venture,...

2014-03-05 23:01:11

The first-of-its-kind program offers training in heath care simulation teaching, curriculum design and research. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Drexel University College of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies recently launched a new graduate program offering a Master of Science Degree in Medical and Health Care Simulation. This unique program offers advanced training to health care professionals to prepare them to teach others how to care...

2014-02-20 23:03:13

Slime-like substance on skin’s surface to blame for itchy skin condition. Philadelphia (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 An estimated 30 million Americans suffer from eczema – the term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed or irritated. The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis (AD). Now, researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine have shown for the first time what actually causes the itchy skin condition. As reported in the...

2014-01-21 23:02:37

Abington Health is pleased to announce that Michael P. Goldfinger, MD has joined Internal Medicine Associates of Abington. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Abington Health is pleased to announce that Michael P. Goldfinger, MD has joined Internal Medicine Associates of Abington. Dr. Goldfinger is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and Washington...

2013-11-20 23:00:51

Abington Memorial Hospital will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine under a new agreement signed by both institutions. This designation expands on an already existing academic affiliation. Abington, PA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Abington Memorial Hospital will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine under a new agreement signed by both institutions. This designation expands on an already existing academic...


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