August 27, 2009
Eight Drexel University College of Medicine research projects received funding totaling more than $1.6 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Projects include investigations of HIV, genetic diseases, liver biology and therapeutic approaches to ALS.
August 10, 2009
James (Jack) E. Wilberger, Jr., MD, has been named chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. Wilberger is professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, the western regional campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also director of the hospital’s neurosurgical residency training program and director of neurosurgery for the West Penn Allegheny Health System, where he also serves as vice president for graduate medical education and co-director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.