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The School of Medicine Monthly Newsletter
February 2017

New Home-Visit Program Aids Seniors, Widens Student Horizons

In 1900 only four out of every hundred Americans lived to be 65 and older. Today that age group has more than tripled, accounting for 14.5 percent of the U.S. population and projected to maintain its growth momentum for decades. Big numbers like this could foretell heavy pressure on the nation’s health care system, commanding action now.

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When Sex Development Goes Awry: Is it a Girl, a Boy?

Pediatrician tackles scientific and cultural considerations for individuals with disorders of sex development.

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From the Dean's Desk

Dead of Winter

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Q&A with Analisa DiFeo, PhD, and Goutham Narla, MD, PhD

Teaching, learning, and improving medical care for cancer patients have motivated Analisa DiFeo, PhD, and Goutham Narla, MD, PhD, for their entire careers. The husband-wife-team are forging a trail of discovery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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Four Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty members have received prestigious Outstanding Investigator Awards from the National Institutes of Health. The seven-year awards, the NIH’s largest individual support grants, recognize investigators who have outstanding research records. (from clockwise: Mukesh Jain, MD, PhD; Sanford Markowitz, MD, PhD; Jaroslaw P. Maciejewski, MD, PhD; Bruce Trapp, PhD)

Recognizing talented faculty and staff


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Highlighting our awarded grants


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Highlighting our publications


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