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News Releases

2015

December

Educating patients about cancer treatment clinical trials improves knowledge and attitudes about participating in research

December 23, 2015


Absence of Serotonin Alters Development and Function of Brain Circuits

December 22, 2015


Fifty-Two from Twelve Million: Scientists Find the Genes that Set into Motion Age-Related Macular Degeneration

December 21, 2015


November

Turning Foe to Friend: Stem Cell Treatment Mediates Harmful Immune Response Following Spinal Cord Injury in Pre-Clinical Trials

November 23, 2015


Accounting for Racial Inequity in Clinical Trials: Dr. Jackson T. Wright Jr. Honored for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease among African Americans

November 9, 2015


Protein Movement of Hair Bundles in the Inner Ear May Preserve Hearing for Life

November 6, 2015


October

Web app helps women assess and improve health long before pregnancy

October 29, 2015


Case Western Reserve receives $2 million for smoking cessation research

October 19, 2015


September

Biomarker may predict which HER2-negative breast cancer patients will benefit from targeted therapy

September 17, 2015


Case Western Reserve scientists discover long-sought genetic mechanism for cancer progression

September 11, 2015


August

Case Western Reserve receives $2.3 million federal grant to fund nutritious food access study in Cleveland and Columbus

August 10, 2015


High blood sugar of diabetes can cause immune system malfunction, leading to more infection and slower wound healing

August 6, 2015


Key protein drives ‘power plants’ that fuel cells in heart and other key systems in the body

August 4, 2015


July

Novel algorithm identifies DNA copy-number landscapes in African American colon cancers

July 23, 2015


Case Western Reserve to lead multi-institutional ‘big data’ project

July 15, 2015


Key protein controls nutrient availability in mammals

July 14, 2015


3D views reveal intricacies in intestines that could lead to discoveries for inflammatory bowel disease

July 8, 2015


June

New drug stimulates tissue regeneration, catalyzing faster regrowth and healing of damaged tissues

June 11, 2015


May

National Eye Institute awards Case Western Reserve up to $3.3 million to develop two-photon ophthalmoscope

May 21, 2015


April

Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Collaborate with Microsoft on ‘Earth-­Shattering’ Mixed-­Reality Technology for Education

April 29, 2015


Breakthrough Provides New Hope for More Effective Treatments for Patients with HER2+ Breast Cancer

April 24, 2015


Alana Foundation to Fund Case Western Reserve-MIT Research in Identifying Drugs to Treat Down Syndrome

April 22, 2015


Drugs stimulate body’s own stem cells to replace the brain cells lost in multiple sclerosis

April 20, 2015


Connection Between Social Anxiety and Drug Use Offers Opportunities for More Effective Treatments

April 14, 2015


Molecular and Functional Basis Established for Nitric Oxide Joining Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Respiratory Cycle

April 10, 2015


Case Western Reserve to Lead International Research on Resistance to Infection with Bacteria Causing Tuberculosis (TB)

April 3, 2015


March

Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin and Vitamin D3 Show Impressive Promise in Preventing Colorectal Cancer

March 23, 2015


Rett Syndrome Research Trust Awards Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic $1.3 Million for Clinical Trial

March 23, 2015


Case Western Reserve Global Health Expert Urges Action to Eradicate Tropical Disease Known as Yaws

March 19, 2015


Common Herpes Medication Reduces HIV-1 Levels, Independent of Herpes Infection

March 13, 2015


Case Western Reserve Scientists Discover Hidden Meaning and ‘Speed Limits’ within the Genetic Code

March 12, 2015


February

Case Western Reserve Awarded $3.9 Million for Innovative HIV Research

February 9, 2015


Novel Peptide Shows Promise in Penetrating Heart Attack Scar Tissue to Regenerate Cardiac Nerves and Avert Dangerous Arrhythmias

February 2, 2015


January

Case Western Reserve Scientists Identify Proteins Likely to Trigger Psoriasis

January 21, 2015


Coenzyme A Plays Leading Role in Nitric Oxide Function So Essential to Cell Metabolism

January 14, 2015


Researchers Identify New Gene Mutations Linked to Colorectal Cancer in African American Patients

January 12, 2015