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  • PA White Coat

    A White Coat and Many Shades of Meaning for the Physician Assistant Class of 2022

    Thanks to the pandemic, last fall’s plans for a traditional, in-person White Coat Ceremony Physician Assistant Program Class of 2022 had to be scrapped. For safety’s sake, a ‘hybrid’ ceremony was held instead, with students and program leaders attending in person (practicing social distancing) and family and friends watching and listening online. The event was a big hit – thoroughly appreciated by students and their families.

  • Dr. Katz

    Dr. Paul M. Katz Appointed Chair of Neurology and Chief of Service at Temple

    Paul M. Katz, MD, FCPP has been appointed Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Chief of Service at Temple University Health System.

  • Thrive Leadership Team

    A Lasting Legacy: Student-Founded ”Temple Thrive Clinic” Flourishes

    Temple medical students Jani Swiatek, Erin Jennings, and Joe Corcoran wanted to launch a medical clinic at a local North Philadelphia shelter, which sits about a mile from the LKSOM campus on West Lehigh Avenue. In November 2018, the Thrive clinic made its debut at the Lehigh Avenue shelter. It was a hit from day 1.

  • Giangiacomo & Popoff

    Distinguished Teaching Awards for Drs. Giangiacomo and Popoff

    The Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Awards for Distinguished Teaching, established in 1961, are among the most coveted university teaching awards in the greater Delaware Valley. And on April 1, two Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) faculty were each presented with one: Steven N. Popoff, PhD, the John Huber Professor and Chair of the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, and Kathleen Giangiacomo, PhD, Associate Professor of Medical Genetics and Molecular Biochemistry.

  • Hope Center

    #RealCollege 2021: Basic Needs Insecurity During the Ongoing Pandemic

    The largest national survey of college students during the pandemic, reflecting more than 195,000 respondents, shows widespread needs for food and housing, racial inequities, and trauma suffered from COVID-19, according to a fall 2020 study by Temple's Hope Center for College, Community & Justice. It also demonstrated where gaps in access to critical supports are widest and how they might be overcome.

  • Gerhard Lab

    ‘A continuous effort’: How Temple’s COVID-19 Testing Program was Built

    The testing program was a university-wide collaboration involving dozens of members of Temple’s community, from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine to Student and Employee Health Services and Information Technology Services.

  • Koch

    New $3 Million NIH Grant Gives Temple Scientists Chance to Study Key Pathway Behind Heart Failure

    Scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals in Cleveland, have an opportunity to study key pathways behind heart failure, thanks to a new $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. The insights gained from the collaboration could break new ground in the development of heart failure therapies.

  • Dr. Walter Koch

    Stopping Gene-Regulating Activity of Signaling Molecule in the Heart Could Aid Heart Failure Prevention, Scientists at Temple Report

    Maladaptive growth of the heart, known as cardiac hypertrophy, is brought about in part by activation of G protein-coupled kinase 5 (GRK5), a signaling molecule found within heart cells that previously has been linked to worsened cardiac function in heart failure. Temple researchers now show for the first time in animals that keeping GRK5 out of the heart cell nucleus, the compartment that houses the cell’s genes, can block this abnormal growth process.

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