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Dentra™ Announces Dentistry Council of Advisors

... University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed a residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is Clinical Professor of Surgery at drexel University College of Medicine, as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. ...

Ophthalmologists Invited To Participate in Betadine for EKC Treatment Study

...ls of this inexpensive treatment for EKC. The study is being coordinated by Dr Daniel Goldberg, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, drexel College of Medicine as well as committee and staff members of Atlantic Eye Physicians, in Long Branch, Little Silver, and Holmdel New Jersey. This pr...

Safe Playground to be Built at Politz Hebrew Academy

... with completion scheduled for 2:00 p.m. This will be the sixth playground built since the program's inception in 2007. Other builds include drexel Neumann Academy and Village Charter School in Chester Township; Logan Elementary and Luis Munoz-Marin Elementary in Philadelphia; and Hancock Elementa...

Study to Investigate AHCC and the Swine Flu Virus

...obiology, Immunology and Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. "So in light of our findings and similar conclusions of drexel University's study on influenza, I think that a study on AHCC and the swine flu is very timely and likely to yield useful information on the value of...

Family Health International Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research Project Led by David Sokal, M.D.

...n acceptability and laboratory aspects of the project, respectively. External partners on the grant include Sandra Urdaneta Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D. at drexel University College of Medicine and Renaissance Scientific, LLC, and Stephen Gerrard, a graduate student in chemical engineering at Cambridge Univers...

Technology, Caffeine Keeping Teens Awake

...udy's lead author, Christina Calamaro, an assistant professor of nursing at drexel University in Philadelphia. The U.S. population as a whole has lost abou... SOURCES: Christina Calamaro, Ph.D., assistant professor, nursing, drexel University, Philadelphia; Jonathan Pletcher, M.D., adolescent medicine spec...

iMedica Appoints Dr. Ray Fabius, Global Physician Executive, to Board of Directors

...my of Pediatrics. He graduated from Hahnemann Medical College (now part of drexel University) and completed his pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of...os Angeles. In 2006 Dr. Fabius was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni of drexel University Medical School and serves on the Advisory Council to the Dean of...

Natural Killer Cells May Help Protect Against New Strains of Influenza Virus

...lu Outbreak Highlights Influenza Virus Research at drexel University* PHILADELPHIA, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Research conducted at drexel University has demonstrated the importance of nat...in of influenza virus referred to as "swine flu," drexel researchers have asked the question "How does the...

Hahnemann University Hospital Granted Surgical Fellowship Training Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders

...merican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) has granted approval for drexel University College of Medicine's Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive...nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. An affiliate of drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital is part of T...

Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth

... M.P.H., PATH Mahmoud F. Fathalla, M.D., Assuit University, Egypt Laurie Garrett, Council on Foreign Relations Robert L. Goldenberg, M.D., drexel College of Medicine King K. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD Alan H. Jobe, M.D., Ph.D., Cincinnati Childr...
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SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

...ospital, the State University of New York , the University of Maryland , drexel University , and the NCAA. A full list of panelists is attached. Ab...D, CRNP Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, drexel University , Philadelphia, PA ...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

...antz partnered with his long-time collaborator, Laird S. Jackson, M.D., of drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. They discovered a second Cd... Children's Hospital; the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; drexel University School of Medicine; the Tokyo Institute of Technology; the Misa...

Doctors Urge Precaution to Shield Against Swine Flu

...he benefit of AHCC's NK Cell supporting effect, and its role in defense against influenza was explored in a study in mice conducted at Philadelphia's drexel University and published in Journal of Nutrition, November 2006. Compared with animals exposed to the H1N1 virus without consuming AHCC, the viral l...

Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies

...man, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at drexel University College of Medicine. The infections usually result from bacteria in the bloodstream, which settle into the child's bone or joint and...

Late-Breaking Data Highlighting Research Advances in Several Blood Disorders to Be Presented At the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

... Tetrahydrobiopterin (6R-BH4): Novel Therapy for Endothelial Dysfunction in Sickle Cell Disease [LBA-5] Lewis Hsu, M.D., Ph.D., drexel University , Philadelphia, PA *Abstract LBA-5 is being presented on Saturday, December 6, at 9:30 a.m. at the ASH press conference on advanc...

BioMarin Announces Positive Results From Phase 2A Clinical Study of 6R-BH4 in Sickle Cell Disease

...ate Professor of Pediatric Hematology & Interim Director of Marian Anderson Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. "These study findings are significant and support the concept of using BH4 to treat sickle cell dise...

Study Demonstrates That AHCC(R) Provides Immune Enhancement Against the West Nile Virus

...Medicine clinical study demonstrating that AHCC enhances the immune system in healthy elderly subjects as well as a newly published study completed at drexel University that reviewed the research on the effect of AHCC against a number of infectious agents such as the influenza (flu) virus. AHCC has been t...

Researchers Use Magnetism to Target Cells to Animal Arteries

... Dr. Levy's group from Children's Hospital collaborated with engineers from drexel University and Duke University. "This is a novel strategy for deliverin...s, of Children's Hospital; Boris Polyak, M.D., and Gary Friedman, Ph.D., of drexel University; and Ben Yellen, Ph.D., of Duke University. About The Childr...

Symbollon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Evaluates the Clinical Effects of IoGen(TM) on Fibrocystic Breast Disease

...ies by independent researchers have supported the possible effectiveness of molecular iodine (I2) as a treatment for breast cancer. -- Researchers at drexel University College of Medicine found that molecular iodine alters the gene expression profile in the human breast cancer cells. Dr. Bernard E...

FDA Approves Lilly's Osteoporosis Drug EVISTA(R) (raloxifene HCl) to Reduce The Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer in Two Populations of Postmenopausal Women

...e Wickerham, M.D., associate chairman of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), and associate professor of human oncology at drexel University School of Medicine. "Today's approval of EVISTA for these new uses gives postmenopausal women at risk for this disease an important new tre...
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Two Central High (Philadelphia) grads honored by AIBS

... since 1979. Gross graduated from Central High with the 228th graduating class in 1969. Gross then earned his undergraduate degree in Mathematics at drexel University and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Cornell University. His research focuses on applications of mathematics and computer methods in dise...

Vanderbilt engineers play key role in new DOE energy frontier research center

...rnal participants are affiliated with the University of Tennessee, University of North Carolina, Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University, drexel University and University of Virginia. ...

EPA's P3 award winners celebrate a green future

... Aquaculture Systems with Assessment of Environmental, Social, and Economic Implications Columbia University - Multifunction Energy Platform Pilot drexel University, Syntactic Selective Near Infrared Scattering Architectural Coatings University of South Florida - Water Awareness, Research and Educatio...

AIUM Presents 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards

...e professor at Pace University, adjunct associate professor of surgery at New York Medical College, adjunct research associate professor of surgery at drexel University, and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia University. The award's namesake, Joseph H. Holmes, was an important figure...

Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism

...ion (EARLI) network ( www.earlistudy.org ) lead by drexel University. EARLI is led by principal investigator Craig Newschaffer, Ph.D. from the drexel University School of Public Health ( www.publichea...wschaffer, a professor and department chair at the drexel University School of Public Health. "We are optim...

Malaria parasite zeroes in on molecule to enhance its survival, team finds

... A team of researchers from Princeton University and the drexel University College of Medicine has found that the parasite that causes malaria breaks down an important amino acid in its quest to adapt and thrive wi...

Substantial work ahead for water issues, say scientists at ACS' Final Report briefing

... even what trees to plant, and that takes a lot of planning," he said. Risk is another factor that takes planning, said Charles Haas, Ph.D., from drexel University, who specializes in keeping America's water supply safe from terror attacks. "We'll never be in a risk-free environment in water or in any ...

UGA study reveals ecosystem-level consequences of frog extinctions

...a larger effort known as the Tropical Amphibian Declines in Streams (TADS) project, which also involves researchers from Southern Illinois University, drexel University and the University of Alabama. The project is now in its third round of funding by the National Science Foundation and was initiated by Cat...

To your health: EPA announces safe drinking water research

...est Division, Richland, Wash., $595,927 to develop a system for quantifying and removing noroviruses -- viruses that cause gastrointestinal illness drexel University, Philadelphia, Penn., $599,999 to develop a field-portable sensor device that can quickly detect algal toxins or potential toxin-producer...

Prof. David Kisailus studies engineering and invention on the half-shell

...bout materials science while doing research lab work as an undergraduate at drexel University. After earning his masters degree in Materials Science at the Un...It was my co-op experiences and work as a researcher as an undergraduate at drexel University that set me on this path to research and intrigued my imaginatio...
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Otonomy Introduces Scientific Advisory Board

... scientific director of the Allegheny-Singer Research Institute in Pittsburgh. He is a professor of otolaryngology and microbiology and immunology at drexel University College of Medicine and the Army Reserve otolaryngology consultant to the Army Surgeon General. Dr. Post's research interests include the ...

Cordex Pharma Forms Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board

... Vischer, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Cardiology at drexel University , College of Medicine. He is also Director of the drexel Center for Cardiovascular Disorders and The Center for Advanced Heart Failu...

ViroPharma Enhances Leadership to Support Global Growth and Expanding Business

...r for the General Clinical Research Center (School of Medicine). He is currently an associate professor of community medicine and preventive health at drexel University College of Medicine, and associate professor of pharmacy with tenure at the Temple University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Gelone holds both a B...

Sound Surgical Technologies Welcomes Dr. Mark Schafer as New Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Research & Development

... serves on the Board of Governors of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). Dr. Schafer holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from drexel University, an M.S. in Acoustics from Pennsylvania State University and an S.B. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technolo...

Research Shows How AHCC(R) May Help Fight Flu and Other Infectious Agents

...1) by Dr. Barry W. Ritz, PhD, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology at drexel University, has shown how AHCC impacts the immune response against a number...eats," says Barry Ritz, Ph.D., Professor of Bioscience and Biotechnology at drexel University. Research completed with AHCC has shown that it activates impo...

Chris Tihansky Appointed President of In Vivo Cellular Imaging Leader Cellvizio Inc.

...achelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA; a Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Engineering from drexel University in Philadelphia; and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of San Diego. About Mauna Kea Technologies: Mauna K...

Researchers use magnetism to target cells to animal arteries

... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, published online on Jan. 7. Dr. Levys group from Childrens Hospital collaborated with engineers from drexel University and Duke University. This is a novel strategy for delivering cells to targets in the body, said Levy, who added that previous researche...

Possible New Way to Detect, Monitor Liver Disease Without Painful Liver Biopsy

... benefit patients DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists working at the Hepatitis B Foundation, in partnership with drexel University College of Medicine, think they may have discovered a reliable alternative to liver biopsy for the early detection of liver fibrosis and ci...

Novare Announces First Ever Single Port Laparoscopic Kidney Removal (Nephrectomy) Using RealHand(TM) HD Instruments

...adder removals, total laparoscopic hysterectomies and ovary removals being performed utilizing the Single Port Access technique first developed at the drexel University College of Medicine. "With Dr. Cadeddu's accomplishment, RealHand HD instruments have enabled Single Port Access Surgery in urology as well...
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