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Temple's Dr. Robin Rothstein Provides
Expert Insight on Crohn's Disease Study


(September 20, 2017) - Robin Rothstein, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, provided expert commentary to Reuters Health on a Netherlands study that suggested surgery as an alternative to infliximab in some patients with Crohn’s disease.
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Electronic Medical Records
Beneficial During Lung Cancer Screening


(September 15, 2017) - Cherie P. Erkmen, MD, presented her study at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology, which found that an electronic medical record-centered database was useful in obtaining important quality and outcomes data from patients undergoing lung cancer screening.
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Continuing Coverage: Temple Scientists Uncover
Mechanism Behind Calorie Restriction & Lengthened Lifespan


(September 15, 2017) - Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and colleagues were able to uncover the mechanism behind calorie restriction and lengthened lifespan in a new study published in Nature Communications.
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Trauma Outreach Coordinator Handing Out
Free Gun Locks at Philly Community Event


(September 14, 2017) - Scott Charles, Trauma Outreach Coordinator at Temple University Hospital, was a guest on WURD-AM to discuss “Hope 4 Philly,” a community event where he will be handing out free gun locks.
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Philadelphia Business Journal Honors
Two of Temple's "Extraordinary Doctors"


(September 14, 2017) - Steven Houser, PhD, FAHA, Senior Associate Dean of Research, the Vera J. Goodfriend Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Research, and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM); and Ellen Tedaldi, MD, Professor of Medicine at LKSOM, and Director of the HIV Program at Temple University Hospital, were recognized as “Extraordinary Doctors” on the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “2017 Health Care Innovators and Extraordinary Doctors” list.
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TUHS Among First to Report Data
for Healthy Food Access Pilot Initiative


(September 14, 2017) - Temple University Health System was among the first to report preliminary data for the COACH (Collaborative Opportunities to Advance Community Health) initiative called the “Healthy Food Access Pilot.” The initiative addresses food insecurity among vulnerable, at-risk patients in southeastern Pennsylvania. HAP News covered the announcement.
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Temple Scientists Uncover Mechanism
Behind Calorie Restriction and Lengthened Lifespan


(September 14, 2017) - Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and colleagues were able to uncover the mechanism behind calorie restriction and lengthened lifespan in a new study published in Nature Communications. Multiple news outlets reported the findings, including New Atlas, Scienmag, and Health Medicine Network.
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Temple's Dr. Thomas Fekete on Hand Sanitizer Usage


(September 13, 2017) - Thomas Fekete, MD, FACP, Section Chief of Infectious Diseases at Temple University Hospital, and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, answered questions on hand sanitizer usage for Philly Voice’s “Infrequently Asked Questions” column.
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$11.6 Million NIH Grant Supports Temple
Researchers' Exploration of New Possibilities in Heart Repair


(September 13, 2017) - The National Institutes of Health has awarded principal investigator, Raj Kishore, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine and Director of the Stem Cell Therapy Program in the Center for Translational Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and colleagues a $11.6 million grant to explore the development of stem cell-based treatments for heart repair and regeneration. read more »

Dr. Gerard Criner Discusses Highlights of
the European Respiratory Society Meeting


(September 13, 2017) - Gerard Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP, Chair and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, was featured in a touchRESPIRATORY video to share his highlights of this year’s European Respiratory Society meeting.
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