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  • November 12, 2014

    Dianne Soprano, PhD, Honored with Temple University’s “Outstanding Faculty Service Award”

    Dianne R. Soprano, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, Interim Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Associate Dean for the Graduate and MD/PhD Programs at Temple University School of Medicine, has been named the School of Medicine’s recipient of this year’s “Outstanding Faculty Service Award” from Temple University. The fourth annual awards brunch was held November 12 at Temple’s Alter Hall. Dr. Soprano was one of 20 Temple faculty members to be honored at the brunch.

  • November 05, 2014

    Temple Clinical Research Center (TCRI) Showcases New Home

    Several dozen Temple Health faculty, residents, students, and staff visited Kresge Hall on October 28th to attend an Open House for the Temple Clinical Research Institute (TCRI) – an infrastructure of expertise and resources specifically designed to facilitate and accelerate multidisciplinary clinical research of the highest quality throughout Temple’s healthcare enterprise.

  • November 05, 2014

    Scientific Progress: More Evolutionary than Revolutionary

    “Mr. Watson. Come here. I want to see you,” Alexander Bell said, and with those short sentences, Eureka! The telephone was born.

  • November 04, 2014

    Temple Health & Snider Hockey Team Up Once Again to Help Philadelphia's Youth

    The Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia was bustling on Sunday, November 2. But, it wasn't because the Flyers or the 76ers were playing. Dozens of young Philadelphians came out for a very special event made possible by an exclusive partnership between Temple Health and Snider Hockey.

  • November 04, 2014

    Temple University School of Medicine Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

    Temple University School of Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationLaura Goetzl, MD, MPH, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair of Research and Academic Development at Temple University School of Medicine will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled "Maternal Blood Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelo

  • October 28, 2014

    Temple First in Philadelphia Region to Offer New Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease

    Temple University Hospital is the first in the Philadelphia region to offer an innovative new treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a life-threatening condition that affects millions of Americans. PAD causes plaque to build up in the arteries that carry blood to the limbs, head and other organs, creating blockages. PAD can lead to a severe blockage in the arteries of the legs or feet and can cause severe lifestyle-limiting leg pains that could potentially require amputation.

  • October 27, 2014

    Transforming Temple Health’s Clinical Research Infrastructure

    Say "medical research" to most people and they’ll probably think of a health story they saw on TV or in the newspaper, urging a new caution or touting a new cure. But what the headlines rarely convey is the tremendous amount of coordinated collaboration, logistical legwork, and methodological moxie that are required to produce a successful clinical trial or research project.

  • October 24, 2014

    A Look Back in Time: TUSM Opens Cornerstone Box from Old Medical School Built in 1930

    More than a dozen eager onlookers – including news reporters and photographers – watched and waited as Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and President & CEO of Temple University Health System, carefully opened the two-foot long oxidized copper box.

    The box had just been lifted from behind the large Date Stone next to the front doors of the soon-to-be-demolished Old Medical School Building – its resting place since October 18, 1930, when the building was officially dedicated.