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Promoting Innovation Through Collaboration

Research and training focused on diagnosis, treatment, prevention and clinical management of infectious disease, cancer, and metabolic and genetic disorders.

The Drexel University College of Medicine Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease is a collaborative inter-campus enterprise focused on research, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and clinical management of infectious disease, cancer, and metabolic and genetic disorders.

The institute guides the development of collaborative research programs that will be competitive for extramural research and training support. The institute also provides an organized framework to guide the development of inter-campus, inter-college and inter-unit research initiatives across the College.

News and Announcements

Suresh G. Joshi, MD, PhD, is Recognized and Elected as Fellow to Infectious Diseases Society

The nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), recognizes the distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world, and the board of directors elects them as fellows to IDSA. This fellowship honors those nationals and internationals that have achieved professional excellence and provided significant service to the profession through practice, education, mentoring and research in infectious diseases, medical microbiology and public health. On August 10, 2016, Dr. Joshi’s contribution over the past 28 years and the services rendered in this field has been recognized by IDSA. Dr. Joshi is director of the Center for Surgical Infection & Biofilm at the Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and he is an adjunct professor at the A.J. Drexel Plasma Institute, as well as Drexel's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems.

Upcoming and Recent Events

2017 Research Seminar Schedule

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Brian Wigdahl, PhD

Brian Wigdahl, PhD
Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine & Infectious Disease