Health Science Campus

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
Darilyn Moyer wearing a lab coat and speaking at a podium.
Temple faculty member to lead American College of Physicians
Type: News Story
Darilyn Moyer, MED ’85, will assume leadership in September of the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the U.S.
May 23, 2016
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine building
Temple dedicates the Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Type: News Story
On Oct. 13, during a poignant ceremony before a crowd that included governors, senators, trustees and others, Temple University officially named its medical school in honor of late philanthropist and Temple Trustee Lewis Katz, CST ’63, a longtime university benefactor.
October 13, 2015
Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine study links calorie increase to Type 2 diabetes
Type: News Story
Researchers at Temple University have found that early signs of diabetes can appear in a healthy individual shortly after engaging in a high-calorie diet for several days.
September 17, 2015
Temple first in Philly to test blood disorder drug
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center are the only facilities in Philadelphia to participate in an international study testing a novel drug in the treatment of blood disorders.
August 27, 2015
TUH researchers publish commentary on weight-loss study
Type: News Story
Temple University Hospital researchers Elias S. Siraj and Kevin J. Williams co-authored a piece in the ‘New England Journal of Medicine’ regarding the findings of a major weight-loss study.
July 23, 2015
Temple hosts dental faculty from Middle East
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry recently hosted visiting Israeli and Palestinian dental faculty as part of the Bridge to Peace program, which facilitates opportunities for dental professionals to reach beyond political and religious divides.
April 15, 2015
Antidepressant could reverse heart failure
Type: News Story
A School of Medicine research team has found that the commonly prescribed antidepressant Paxil restores heart function in mice with heart failure.
March 9, 2015
Temple offers promising new drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Type: News Story
Two new investigational drugs in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a debilitating and deadly lung condition, are being offered to patients at Temple Lung Center.
August 5, 2014
Temple University researchers successfully eliminate HIV virus from cultured human cells
Type: News Story
A team of researchers at Temple University School of Medicine has designed a way to permanently remove HIV-1 genes from human cells.
July 22, 2014
Temple’s Department of Public Health and CORE run to promote walking
Type: News Story
To promote wellness in the Latino community, approximately 20 faculty members and students in Temple’s Department of Public Health and the Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) will run in the New Jersey Marathon.
April 18, 2014
Temple establishes public cord blood donation program
Type: News Story
With the Mason Shaffer Foundation and Community Blood Services, Temple University Hospital has established Philadelphia’s first public cord blood donation program, which can help patients in need of life-saving transplants.
April 15, 2014
School of Medicine departments ranked nationally for NIH funding
Type: News Story
Three basic science departments in Temple’s School of Medicine—neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology—have been ranked nationally among the top 25 for the amount of research funding they were awarded by the National Institutes of Health in 2013.
January 21, 2014
Tumor-suppressing genes might play important role in obesity, diabetes and cancer
Type: News Story
The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, according to researchers in the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple.
January 17, 2014