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Temple Research Points to Potential
New Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease


(Philadelphia, PA) – Treatment with an inhibitor of 12/15-lipoxygenase, an enzyme elevated in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reverses cognitive decline and neuropathology in an AD mouse model, according to a new study by Temple researchers which is published in Biological Psychiatry. The effects were observed after the AD-like phenotype was already established in the mice, which is promising for its potential therapeutic use, as neuropathology tends to develop many years before the appearance of AD symptoms in patients.
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Dr. Anahita Deboo Joins Temple's Department of Neurology


(Philadelphia, PA) Anahita Deboo, MD, has been appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and an attending physician at Temple University Hospital.
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Dr. Eric Velazquez Joins Temple's Department of Surgery


(Philadelphia, PA) – Eric Velazquez, MD, FACS, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and an attending physician at Temple University Hospital.
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Six Temple Physician Practices Participating in Historic Public-Private Medical Home Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care


(Philadelphia, PA) – Six Temple Physicians, Inc. primary care practices have been selected to participate in a nationwide advanced primary care medical home initiative that aims to strengthen primary care through regionally-based, multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. The initiative – known as Comprehensive Primary Care Plus – features a partnership between payer partners from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans, self-insured businesses, and primary care providers.
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Temple's Dr. Abbas El-Sayed Abbas is New President-Elect
of the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society


(Philadelphia, PA) – 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. 
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Dr. Terry Heiman-Patterson Named Director of the
Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders at Temple


(Philadelphia, PA) Terry Heiman-Patterson, MD, has been named Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Professor of the Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
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Dr. Scott Shepard Named Director of
Neurosurgical Oncology at Temple University Hospital


(Philadelphia, PA) Scott R. Shepard, MD, has been named the Director of Neurosurgical Oncology at Temple University Hospital, and an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
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Dr. Michelle Duncan Joins Temple's Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services


(Philadelphia, PA) - Michelle E. Duncan, MD, FACOG, has been appointed Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and an attending physician at Temple University Hospital.
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BAG3 Protein Plays Critical Role in Protecting Heart From Reperfusion Injury, Temple Researchers Show


(Philadelphia, PA) – The inability of cells to eliminate damaged proteins and organelles following the blockage of a coronary artery and its subsequent re-opening with angioplasty or medications – a sequence known as ischemia/reperfusion – often results in irreparable damage to the heart muscle. To date, attempts to prevent this damage in humans have been unsuccessful.
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Dr. Larry Kaiser Named a "Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEO to Know," by Becker's Hospital Review


(Philadelphia, PA) – Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, the Lewis Katz Dean and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University, has been named one of “135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know,” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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