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New Research Provides Expanded Insights into the Brain’s Response to Opioids and the Search for a New Class of Painkillers with Fewer Side Effects

Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University contributed to a study led by a team at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. read more »

New Research Provides Expanded Insights into the Brain’s Response to Opioids and the Search for a New Class of Painkillers with Fewer Side Effects


(Philadelphia, PA) – Opioids are powerful painkillers that act on the brain, but they have a range of harmful side effects including addiction. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in collaboration with researchers from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, University of Innsbruck, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, have developed a tool that gives deeper insights into the brain’s response to opioids.
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Waiting for a Loved One in Surgery


(June 21, 2018) - Temple University Hospital was included in a story by the Philadelphia Inquirer that highlighted how local hospitals are using technology to keep families of patients informed during their loved one’s surgery.
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New Insight into the Brain’s Response to Opioids


(June 21, 2018) - Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University contributed to new research led by a team at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry that provides expanded insights into the brain’s response to opioids and the search for a new class of painkillers with fewer side effects.
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Major Study on Mediterranean Diet was Retracted,
but This Cardiologist Recommends This Way of Eating


(June 19, 2018) - David Becker, MD, FACC, Associate Director of the Preventive and Integrative Heart Health Program at the Temple Heart & Vascular Institute, wrote a blog published in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the Mediterranean diet.
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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes


(June 14, 2018) - Ajay D. Rao, MD, MMSc, FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor in the Center for Metabolic Disease Research at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, offered expert commentary to the Philadelphia Inquirer for a report on reversing type 2 diabetes.
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Temple Transplant Team Featured


(June 13, 2018) - The Philadelphia Inquirer published an extensive feature story highlighting Temple’s transplant team and the care they provided for patient Nate Collins.
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Temple Scientists Eradicate Cancer Cells Through Dual Targeting of DNA Repair Mechanisms

New research by scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) may help eradicate cancer cells. read more »

Scientists at Temple Eradicate Cancer Cells Through
Dual Targeting of DNA Repair Mechanisms


(June 12, 2018) - A research team led by Tomasz Skorski, MD, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Professor at the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University recently published new BRCA findings.
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Innovation Renews Hope for Patients with Kidney Disease


(June 12, 2018) - Crystal A. Gadegbeku, MD, FAHA, FACP, FASN, Chief of the Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation, Professor of Medicine and Professor in the Center for Asian Health and Vice Chair of Community Outreach in the Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, wrote an op-ed that was published by MedPage Today and focused on a new wave of kidney disease research programs.
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