Lewis Katz School of Medicine

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
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
Peter Lelkes looking at a device in the lab.
Professor’s bone-repair technology moves closer to the OR
Type: News Story
A Temple University bioengineering professor is developing a cutting-edge biodegradable material for use in orthopedic surgery.
January 17, 2017
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
Naomi Rosenberg talking to a group of medical students.
Handle with care
Type: News Story
In an essay published in "The New York Times," Naomi Rosenberg, a Temple Hospital physician, reflects on the unique emotional challenges doctors face in the emergency department.
September 20, 2016
An infected blood stream.
Researchers to study effects of tobacco smoke and opiates on HIV patients
Type: News Story
The study will be the first to look at the combination of tobacco smoke and opiate use in HIV patients.
September 12, 2016
Larry Kaiser smiling as he mingles with guests at medical school event.
Temple Health leader is one to know
Type: News Story
Larry R. Kaiser was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of the top Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems for his clinical expertise, leadership and work to improve the community.
September 7, 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
A double helix.
Exploring genetics in a new way
Type: News Story
Professors developed a way to use DNA extracted from cadavers to advance genetics curricula in medical school.
February 15, 2016
students studying in the Tech Center.
Skin problems tied to stress
Type: News Story
Stress may be to blame for undergraduate students' skin problems.
December 1, 2015
A three-dimensional scan of neurons firing inside a brain.
Temple researchers discover link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease
Type: News Story
Study led by researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine raises hope for new treatments.
November 6, 2015
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
picture of a hand-held mirror
Mirrors may reduce pain in injured combat veterans
Type: News Story
The reflection in a mirror could lessen the pain experienced by injured combat veterans. That’s the premise behind a new Temple study.
October 13, 2015
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Temple’s School of Medicine named
Type: News Story
Tuesday, Oct. 13, marks the official dedication of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
October 12, 2015
Temple’s School of Medicine: Breakthroughs and milestones
Type: News Story
As the School of Medicine begins a new chapter, take a look back at some of the the school's more recent groundbreaking achievements.
October 2, 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