Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief for Temple University Health System, has been elected to serve as President-elect of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society (ECTSS).
On November 16, Philadelphia’s Westin Hotel was ground zero in the fight against Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) when many of the world’s leading lung specialists gathered for the first-ever Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Care Continuum.
According to a new study by scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), it may be possible to substantially limit reperfusion injury by increasing the expression of a protein known as Bcl-2–associated athanogene 3 (BAG3).
Temple University Hospital (TUH) and the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have launched a new ‘Farm to Families’ program in partnership with St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children to provide fresh fruits, vegetables, and produce to families who may not have access or otherwise be able to afford these items.
F. Todd Wetzel, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and an attending physician at Temple University Hospital, has been named President of the North American Spine Society for a one-year term.
Temple University, a national leader in substance abuse research, announced today a groundbreaking collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Medical Cannabis Education & Research (“CMCER”).