News & Announcements

Common Antidepressant May Hold the Key to Heart Failure Reversal

A team led by researchers at Temple University School of Medicine found that a commonly prescribed antidepressant restored heart function in mice with heart failure, a finding that could lead to clinical trials for a disease long considered irreversible.  read more »

Nirag Jhala, MD, Appointed Director of Anatomic Pathology and Director of Cytopathology at Temple University Hospital

Nirag C. Jhala, MD, has been appointed Director of Anatomic Pathology & Director of Cytopathology at Temple University Hospital, and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.  read more »

Temple Researchers Receive $7.4 Million Grant to Explore Brain Impairment in HIV-1 Patients

Research will examine how HIV-1 and cocaine interaction worsens brain function.  read more »

Temple University Hospital Offers New Vibrating Capsule for Treatment of Chronic Constipation

Temple University Hospital is the only hospital in the Philadelphia region participating in a nationwide clinical trial to test an innovative, vibrating capsule for patients with chronic constipation.  read more »

Temple University Hospital Offering Enhanced Surgical Device for the Treatment of Serious Stomach Disorder

Temple University Hospital recently became the first hospital in the Philadelphia region to offer the Medtronic Enterra┬« II System, the latest version of a gastric electrical stimulation therapy used for the treatment of chronic intractable (drug-refractory) nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis.  read more »

Temple Heart Surgeons Explore Changing Practice Patterns in Care of Patients with Aortic Dissection

According to a new study led by Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine, and Director of Aortic and Endovascular Surgery at Temple University Hospital, thanks to new minimally invasive endovascular procedures, other specialists are becoming increasingly involved in the management of patients with aortic dissection.  read more »

Temple's Walter Koch, PhD, Elected to Leadership Position in Prestigious National Pharmacology Society

Walter J. Koch, PhD, has been elected as the Chair-Elect of the Cardiovascular Division of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  read more »

Temple Launches Head & Neck Institute

The Temple Head & Neck Institute combines head and neck physicians and surgeons with services from across Temple Health into a single, comprehensive program, whose mission is to provide excellent patient care while expanding research and educational opportunities in head and neck diseases.  read more »

Lee F. Peng, MD, PhD, Appointed Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Temple University Hospital

Lee F. Peng, MD, PhD, has been appointed Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Temple University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.  read more »

Temple University Hospital First in Philadelphia Region to Offer Innovative Surgical Imaging Tool

Temple University Hospital is the first hospital in the Philadelphia region to offer the Airo┬« Intraoperative CT (computerized tomography), an innovative imaging tool that provides diagnostic quality images and is designed for use in the operating room.  read more »

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