Health Science Campus

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
Temple med students Chris Kyper and Becky Lacayo reacting to their residency matches.
Med students learn residency placements on Match Day
Type: News Story
Temple’s students matched with top-tier residencies across the country, including at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins.
March 27, 2017
Dr. Joseph D’Orazio holding naloxone in a trauma bay at Temple Hospital.
Faculty join city task force to fight opioid crisis
Type: News Story
Four Temple researchers were recruited to join the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
March 6, 2017
Amy Goldberg and Scott Charles speaking to students in a trauma bay.
Cradle to Grave marks 11 years teaching about gun violence
Type: News Story
The program at Temple University Hospital has been proven to reduce youth’s proclivity toward violence.
February 28, 2017
Domenico Praticò, professor of pharmacology, wearing a lab coat.
Temple research could shape Alzheimer’s treatment
Type: News Story
A study at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine identified a protein that could serve as an alternative drug target in treatment of the disease.
February 3, 2017
Two medical students showing middle school students a procedure in the hospital.
From middle school to medical school
Type: News Story
Local 8th graders visit Lewis Katz School of Medicine to get an inside look at medical careers from doctors in training.
January 27, 2017
A team of scientists talking in a laboratory.
Accelerating the path from discovery to drug
Type: News Story
Temple has advanced seven projects and three startups through the Pharma Germinator, a partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals.
December 6, 2016
two students examining a document in Temple’s Cardiovascular Research Center.
Doctoral students land prestigious fellowships
Type: News Story
Five doctoral students in Temple’s medical school received grants from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.
December 5, 2016
medical student Michael Rockman standing in a lab.
Med student shares lessons from the other side of the stretcher
Type: News Story
A Temple University doctor-in-training who suffered serious injuries in a car crash wrote about what he learned as a patient.
November 28, 2016
Larry R. Kaiser smiling.
Larry R. Kaiser, inaugural Lewis Katz Dean
Type: News Story
Larry Kaiser was named the inaugural Lewis Katz Dean at Temple’s School of Medicine. It’s the first endowed named dean’s chair at the university.
September 27, 2016
Two women sitting at a table and one is speaking into a microphone.
Temple experts and leadership aid state in opioid epidemic
Type: News Story
Lewis Katz School of Medicine experts discuss opioid addiction and abuse before Pennsylvania legislators.
August 16, 2016
Three men in suits touring the new medical suite at Temple’s dental school.
Medical suite opens at Kornberg School of Dentistry
Type: News Story
The center is the first of its kind to partner with a dental institution to provide comprehensive healthcare.
June 22, 2016
 A man holding a notebook interviewing a woman holding a baby.
At Lewis Katz School of Medicine, a focus on storytelling
Type: News Story
The initiative, through elective courses and outreach, will help doctors, students and patients reflect on their experiences and those of others.
June 21, 2016
Cells with HIV as viewed through a microscope.
Temple researchers advance pursuit of HIV cure
Type: News Story
Lewis Katz School of Medicine scientists build on previous work removing HIV-1 from the genome of human T-cells.
May 24, 2016

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