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Drexel University's 11th Street Health Center to Expand


Drexel University will begin a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center which is nationally recognized as a model of integrated care in an underserved community. With a new gift of $2.5 million from the Sheller Family Foundation, the...
2/21/2014 12:00 PM EST

Drexel University Opens A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment

Drexel University is opening a new research institute that will strive to answer some of the most challenging questions about energy and environmental sustainability facing the nation today. The A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment...
12/17/2013 10:00 AM EST

Seeking Good News from a Bad Storm


In a stroke of good luck, Drexel's Dr. Tracy Quirk captured detailed measurements of water level and salinity at a range of coastal wetland sites, even as they were overtaken by Hurricane Sandy. After the storm, she began working on an intensive...
10/7/2013 11:00 AM EDT

Drexel’s 11th Street Health Center Dedicates “A Healing Home” Mural in North Philadelphia


Nearly thirty patients at 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University and many more members of their community have come together to help individuals be healthier and to make their communities stronger, through creating public art. They...
10/4/2013 11:00 AM EDT

Researchers Find New Energy Storage Capabilities Between Layers of Two-Dimensional Materials


Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential to store massive amounts of energy. Their...
9/26/2013 11:00 AM EDT

Disarming HIV With a "Pop"


Pinning down an effective way to combat the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus, the viral precursor to AIDS, has long been challenge task for scientists and physicians, because the virus is an elusive one that mutates frequently and, as a...
9/19/2013 1:00 PM EDT

Drexel Researchers Looking Inside Vessels to Understand Blood's Ebb and Flow

A team of Drexel University biomedical engineers are developing an advanced mathematical modeling of how nitric oxide -the chemical that regulates blood flow- is produced in the body.
9/4/2013 1:00 PM EDT

Measuring Progress in Nanotech Design


An international team of engineers, led by scientists from Drexel University's College of Engineering, have developed a way to measure electron band offset in nanodevices using laser spectroscopy.
9/4/2013 9:00 AM EDT

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Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics


With the opening of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games approaching on Feb. 7, Drexel University experts are available to assist the news media with its coverage on a variety of topics.
1/29/2014 12:00 PM EST

Drexel U. Experts Available for Interviews about State of the Union Address


1/28/2014 10:00 AM EST

Are We Prepared for Another Hurricane Sandy? Disaster Prevention Expert Available to Comment


10/16/2013 11:00 AM EDT

Obamacare Will Open the Next Chapter of “Free-Market” Health Care, Not End It, Says New Book by Health Law Expert


The government cannot take over American health care because it has been running the system for decades, according to Drexel University’s Dr. Robert I. Field, a nationally recognized expert on health policy and public health. In a new book, he...
10/7/2013 12:00 PM EDT

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington


On August 28, citizens from across the country will converge on our nation’s capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. President Obama will honor the anniversary of the famous civil...
8/16/2013 9:00 AM EDT

Expert on Chavez and Venezuelan Politics Available to Comment on Venezuelan Presidential Election


4/11/2013 11:00 AM EDT

Constitutional Law and Gender Issues Expert Available to Comment on Gay Marriage Cases Before the Supreme Court


3/26/2013 2:30 PM EDT

Chavez Expert in Philadelphia Available to Comment on Hugo Chavez’s Legacy and the Future of Venezuela


3/6/2013 5:10 PM EST

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