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Dr. Thomas Fekete Appointed Chair of Medicine at Temple

Thomas Fekete, MD, has been appointed Chair of Medicine at Temple University Hospital (TUH) and at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) effective July 15, 2018. Dr. Fekete has served as Interim Chair of Medicine since November 2017. read more »

Temple-Led Research Calls into Question the Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filter Use in Patients Undergoing Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Findings Suggest Practice Offered No In-Hospital Mortality Benefit and Was Associated with Increased Procedure-Related Hematomas, Increased Length of Stay and Higher Charges read more »

Temple University Hospital Offering First FDA-Approved Minimally Invasive Bronchoscopic Treatment for Emphysema

FDA Grants Pre-Market Approval to Zephyr Endobronchial Valve after Review of Temple-Led International Clinical Trial of this Novel Device 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

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 »

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 »

Temple Researchers Successfully Reverse Cognitive Impairments in Mice with Dementia

Researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine show, for the first time in an animal model, that tau pathology – the second-most important lesion in the brain in patients with Alzheimer's disease – can be reversed by a drug. read more »

Robert H. Lux, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Temple University Health System, Named One of Top “Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know”

Robert H. Lux, CPA, FHFMA, Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Temple University Health System, has been named one of this year’s top “150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. read more »

Temple Researchers Lead Landmark Trial Demonstrating Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Treatment for Emphysema

Surgery to remove small portions of damaged lung tissue helps some patients but is invasive and risky. Now, an effective, but safer option – the Zephyr® Endobronchial Valve (Zephyr® EBV®) – may provide an alternative. read more »

Temple’s Dr. Larry Kaiser and Dr. Verdi DiSesa Named “Great Leaders in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS and Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA have been named by Becker’s Hospital Review to its list of “100 Great Leaders in Healthcare” for 2018. read more »

151 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

One hundred fifty (151) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2018. read more »