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Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Katz School celebrates five new endowed chairs
Type: News Story
A recent investiture ceremony recognized the appointment of five named, endowed chairs.
November 18, 2020
Temple University Hospital
A clinical trial of a novel immunotherapy for COVID-19 patients kicks off at Temple
Type: News Story
Researchers at Temple University Hospital are testing a new immunotherapy for COVID-19 patients.
July 23, 2020
A Temple student volunteer calls a patient in hospital.
The Center for Urban Bioethics helps patients Phone a Friend
Type: News Story
Hospitalized patients are being given cellphones and paired with student volunteers ready to listen.
May 15, 2020
Temple University Hospital
Temple treats first patient in the U.S. in a new clinical trial for treatment of COVID-19
Type: News Story
Temple’s Gerard Criner is the principal investigator at Temple University Hospital for a new clinical trial evaluating a potential treatment for COVID-19 patients.
April 28, 2020
doctors and hospital equipment
Join Temple Health’s COVID-19 response
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital is seeking your help in procuring personal protective equipment for front-line medical workers.
April 15, 2020
The Center for Urban Bioethics delivers food to Philadelphians at risk.
The Center for Urban Bioethics delivers food and other essentials to people at risk
Type: News Story
Temple faculty and staff provide food, cell phones and critical health information to at-risk Philadelphians.
April 14, 2020
Mask donations at Temple Hospital
Philadelphia Asian and Chinese groups donate personal protective equipment to Temple University Hospital
Type: News Story
Led by the Temple University Chinese Community, multiple Asian and Chinese organizations from around the city donated more than 81,000 items of personal protective equipment to Temple University Hospital.
April 7, 2020
Medical students in the Schneck Gross Anatomy Lab
A million-dollar gift shines a spotlight on the Schneck Anatomy Lab
Type: News Story
A look inside the lab, which gives medical students hands-on experience in anatomy.
March 10, 2020
Domenico Pratico in the lab
Temple researchers show drug therapy helps Alzheimer’s disease in mice
Type: News Story
The research team came away with promising results in the study of a drug molecule’s effect on the brain’s ability to stave off protein buildup.
February 4, 2020
Larry Stone in his dental office
Alumnus funds ethics education for dental students
Type: News Story
Larry Stone says his gift was inspired in part by his deep roots at Temple.
December 19, 2019
Kamel Khalili and researcher in lab
Researchers discover HIV drug is effective against Zika virus
Type: News Story
The drug, rilpivirine, may also be effective against other mosquito-borne viral diseases.
November 1, 2019
Myers Chair Investiture Ceremony
Major gift endows new Katz School of Medicine chair
Type: News Story
Temple named the first David Myers Professor and Chair in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery thanks to a generous gift from an alumnus.
December 10, 2018
Dr. Lee-Yuan Liu-Chen and Dr. Ellen Unterwald
The opioid effect: New study offers insights into brain’s response to addictive painkillers
Type: News Story
Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and partner institutions developed a tool that will aid in the search for a new class of painkillers with fewer side effects.
July 17, 2018
Joan Hankins standing outside the School of Pharmacy
40 years on, Temple triplet says she’s here to stay
Type: News Story
Joan Hankins’ Temple roots are deep: She grew up minutes from the university and began working there when she was 17.
June 26, 2018
Domenico Pratico
Katz School of Medicine announces Alzheimer’s Center
Type: News Story
A gift from a Temple trustee will create a new hub for researching the disease.
March 15, 2018
Drs. Laura Goetzl and Laura Hart
Center treating pregnant women with addiction funded for second year
Type: News Story
The state will fund the Temple/Wedge Opioid Treatment Program, designed specially for women who are pregnant, at $500,000.
March 9, 2018
Temple’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
From humble roots, Kornberg alumnus gives back
Type: News Story
Robert Bagramian, a 1960 graduate, will bequeath $700,000 to support future dentistry students.
January 23, 2018
Temple University Hospital aerial view
Temple performs most lung transplants of any hospital in U.S.
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital performed 131 lung transplants in calendar year 2017, making it the No. 1 volume lung transplant program in the nation.
January 22, 2018
Two patient ambassador students talking with a patient
Temple students make impact one patient at a time
Type: News Story
The At Your Service Volunteer Intern Program has dramatically increased the number of student interns from 15 to 85 in about four years.
December 5, 2017
Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine
$11.6M NIH grant funds study of stem cells and heart disease
Type: News Story
The project at Lewis Katz School of Medicine will investigate regenerative capabilities of stem cell microvesicles.
September 22, 2017
Temple's Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine ranks in top 10 for applicants
Type: News Story
Receiving more than 10,500 applications for fall 2016, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is among the nation’s most sought-after medical schools.
August 29, 2017
Temple University Hospital aerial view
NIH selects Temple as hub for clinical trials network
Type: News Story
Temple University is one of 11 clinical hubs nationwide to participate in the network for emergency medicine clinical trials.
August 9, 2017
Polina Gross standing at a laboratory bench in a white lab coat.
Changing hearts
Type: News Story
Polina Gross, a Lewis Katz School of Medicine PhD candidate, is exploring new ways to treat heart disease.
July 27, 2017
Surgeon Amy Goldberg and outreach coordinator Scott Charles standing by ER doors
Bullet proof
Type: News Story
Amy Goldberg and Scott Charles teach more than 1,000 people each year about the realities of gun violence.
June 23, 2017
A researcher holding up a syringe
Temple researchers extract HIV from infected cells
Type: News Story
The scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine are the first to demonstrate HIV can be removed from cells, preventing further infection.
May 12, 2017

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