Domenico Pratico
Katz School of Medicine announces Alzheimer’s Center
A gift from a Temple trustee will create a new hub for researching the disease.
March 15, 2018
Victor Gutierrez-Velez sitting at his desk
Geographer to lead NASA-funded project in Colombia
Victor Gutierrez-Velez will lead a project that will integrate satellite data to policy decisions about biodiversity in Colombia.
January 23, 2018
Fox Chase Cancer Center entrance
Multimillion dollar gift establishes pancreatic cancer institute
The Marvin and Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute at Fox Chase Cancer Center will accelerate research on pancreatic cancer.
October 10, 2017
Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine
$11.6M NIH grant funds study of stem cells and heart disease
The project at Lewis Katz School of Medicine will investigate regenerative capabilities of stem cell microvesicles.
Antonio Giordano holding a pipette, surrounded by tomatoes in a lab
Muse for cancer-fighting tomatoes study? Italian food
Researcher Antonio Giordano says Italian cuisine and longevity inspired him to further investigate the dietary staple’s cancer-fighting ability.
Temple University Hospital aerial view
NIH selects Temple as hub for clinical trials network
Temple University is one of 11 clinical hubs nationwide to participate in the network for emergency medicine clinical trials.
Traffic on North Broad Street
Tested with human drivers, self-driving car calms traffic
The experiment, which placed a self-driving car among human-operated vehicles on a track, confirmed the autonomous car can help prevent traffic jams.
Polina Gross standing at a laboratory bench in a white lab coat.
Changing hearts
Polina Gross, a Lewis Katz School of Medicine PhD candidate, is exploring new ways to treat heart disease.
Labor economist Douglas Webber
Research shows economic value of a college degree
Meet Temple labor economist Douglas Webber, whose pioneering recent research sheds light on the economic value of a college degree.
A researcher holding up a syringe
Temple researchers extract HIV from infected cells
The scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine are the first to demonstrate HIV can be removed from cells, preventing further infection.
Rachel Paul looking at zebrafish in a tank.
Science for real
Students become members of the research team to gain hands-on experience alongside faculty scientists and hone their career paths.
graduate student Zoe Ngo working with a child at a computer.
Temple researchers delve into childhood memory
Professor Nora Newcombe and graduate student Zoe Ngo are some of the first researchers to study pattern separation in children.
Chelsea Walton standing in front of a blackboard full of math equations
Temple mathematician Chelsea Walton named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow
The highly competitive and prestigious honor identifies rising scientists who’ve made significant marks on their field and represent the next generation of leaders in the U.S. and Canada.