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WHYY-FM Highlights MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple


(November 16, 2017) - WHYY-FM highlighted the critical work being done by the physicians and medical staff at the MDA/ ALS Center of Hope at Temple.
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Temple Lung Center & GOLD Collaborate for COPD Symposium


(November 15, 2017) - The Temple Lung Center collaborated with the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) to host the 2017 International COPD Conference titled “Investigating the Changing Face of COPD” in Philadelphia on November 15th. 6ABC-TV covered the symposium.
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Dr. Norihisa Shigemura Appointed Surgical Director of Lung Failure and Lung Transplantation at Temple University Hospital

“I am very excited to bring my clinical experience and research expertise in lung failure and transplantation to Temple where I can meet the diverse needs of our patients,” said Dr. Shigemura. read more »

Dr. Lawrence Kaplan Authors Column for JAMA


(November 14, 2017) - Lawrence Kaplan, MD, FACP, Associate Dean for Inter-Professional Education, and Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, wrote a column for the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association titled “The Greatest Gift: How a Patient’s Death Taught Me to Be a Physician.”
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Temple Offering New Hope for Families Affected by SMA


(November 14, 2017) - Temple University Hospital is offering the recently FDA approved, first-of-its-kind treatment called Spinraza for patients diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy.
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Dr. Yoshiya Toyoda Provides Expert
Insight on Lung Transplantation Study


(November 13, 2017) - Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD, William Maul Measey Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and Surgical Director of Thoracic Transplantation at Temple University Hospital, provided insight on a study investigating whether transplanting older donor lungs into younger patients achieves acceptable outcomes, in a Reuters Health article.
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Dr. Norihisa Shigemura Appointed Surgical Director of Lung
Failure & Lung Transplantation at Temple University Hospital


(Philadelphia, PA) Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD, has been appointed Surgical Director of Lung Failure, and Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at Temple University Hospital, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
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Temple's Dr. Walter J. Koch Earns American Heart Association's Prestigious "Basic Research Prize" for 2017

The Basic Research Prize is awarded annually and was created to “celebrate the leader of a research laboratory who has made major praiseworthy contributions to cardiovascular science.” read more »

Temple Spinout Company Obtains Exclusive
License for CRISPR Gene-Editing Technology


(November 13, 2017) - The gene-editing company, Excision Biotherapeutics, spun out of Temple University, has become the first company to secure an exclusive license from the University of California-Berkeley for its new discovery related to the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology.
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Temple's Chief of Cardiology
Discusses New Blood Pressure Guidelines


(November 13, 2017) - Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, MS, FACC, Section Chief of Cardiology at Temple University Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, was interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer and 6ABC-TV to discuss the new blood pressure guidelines released by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.
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