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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
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

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