Lewis Katz School of Medicine

front-line worker receiving a vaccine injection
Spirits high at Temple Health as front-line workers receive COVID-19 vaccine
Type: News Story
Front-line workers at Temple Health are getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccinations.
December 16, 2020
Maura Sammon, emergency medicine specialist at Temple Health
For this emergency medicine specialist, life is all about multitasking
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Maura Sammon is treating COVID-19 patients locally and running an emergency medical clinic remotely.
December 15, 2020
Two doctors looking at results in a lab.
HIV breakthrough gets Temple researchers closer to the cure
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Scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine have furthered their research, using CRISPR technology to successfully remove viral DNA, a critical step that might lead to a cure for HIV.
November 28, 2020
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Katz School celebrates five new endowed chairs
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A recent investiture ceremony recognized the appointment of five named, endowed chairs.
November 18, 2020
Temple’s Amy Goldberg receives prestigious Philadelphia Award
Type: News Story
Trauma surgeon and gun violence prevention advocate honored with award for extraordinary community service.
November 11, 2020
Nelson Henry Jr. holding his honorable discharge certificate.
A WWII veteran’s fight to receive an honorable discharge
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Nelson Henry Jr. was given a discriminatory “blue discharge” because he was African American.
November 9, 2020
Agnes Berry Montier
Temple's first Black female MD graduated in 1912
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Temple University graduated its first Black woman doctor at a time when Black people were excluded from institutions of higher learning.
October 14, 2020
New grant fuels Alzheimer’s research at Temple
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A $3.8 million grant will support an investigation of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease by Temple researchers.
October 7, 2020
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
$5 million gift funds Temple University and Thomas Jefferson University stroke prevention initiative
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A $5 million gift by Andréa and Ken Frazier will support the program.
August 31, 2020
Gerald M. Lemole
Alumnus donates $5 million to the Lewis Katz School of Medicine
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A Katz School alumnus has established a new lymphatics research center with a gift of $5 million.
July 29, 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
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Hospitalized patients are being given cellphones and paired with student volunteers ready to listen.
May 15, 2020
Emergency responders set up a field hospital in the Liacouras Center in March.
Temple medical student volunteers helped keep the Liacouras Center surge facility running
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Katz School of Medicine students assisted in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
May 7, 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
test tubes in a lab
Your coronavirus questions, answered by experts
Type: News Story
An epidemiologist and a physician with expertise in infectious diseases share their insights on the outbreak that’s grabbing headlines.
January 30, 2020
Domenico Praticò
Study: Olive oil can protect against dementia in mice
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Temple scientists discovered that extra virgin olive oil can prevent brain deterioration.
November 26, 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
Dr. Domenico Pratico
Temple researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia
Type: News Story
The breakthrough represents a significant advancement in knowledge of potential treatments for the illness. 
March 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
Associate Dean for Health Disparities Grace Ma
NIH awards Center for Asian Health $13.5M grant to study cancer disparities
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The five-year grant will support exploration of approaches to reducing cancer disparities among under-represented groups.
October 30, 2018

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