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2016

December

Immune System’s “Workaround” May Explain Heart Disease in Psoriasis Patients

December 8, 2016


Bernadette (Bernie) Kerrigan Chosen as Inaugural Executive Director of First Year Cleveland

December 6, 2016


November

Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Results Improved when Teens Stopped Smoking, Case Western Reserve University Researcher Finds

November 21, 2016


Mark Chance, Vice Dean for Research, Named AAAS Fellow

November 21, 2016


Researchers Receive Patent for Humanity Award

November 16, 2016



Scientists Develop Computer Models to Predict Cancer Cell Network Activity

November 7, 2016


Two Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive Vision Grants from Global Eye Bank Organization

November 7, 2016


First of its Kind Comprehensive Assessment of Malaria in Madagascar Paves Way for National Strategic Plan for its Eradication

November 2, 2016


October

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Win National
Patent for Humanity Award

October 20, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Support Research Training for Medical Students

October 18, 2016


Human Sex Reversal as a Protein Numbers Game

October 17, 2016


Two CWRU School of Medicine Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 17, 2016


A Rise in Obese Pregnant Women Takes its Toll on Mother and Child

October 14, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Receives Major Federal Grant to Test Novel Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis and Severe Asthma

October 11, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Researchers Receive Funding for Promising Childhood Cancer Research

October 5, 2016


Case Western Reserve Bioethicists Call on Organized Medicine to Support Patients Desiring Assisted Death and Their Physicians

October 3, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Awarded Neuroscience “Big Data” Grant

October 3, 2016


September

Scientists Discover How Cells Put the Brakes on Protein Production

September 29, 2016


Case Western Reserve-Led International Team Identifies Fungus in Humans for First Time as Key Factor in Crohn’s Disease

September 20, 2016


Scientists Discover Distant DNA Working Together to Affect Disease Risk

September 20, 2016


In Nature Opinion Piece, Case Western Reserve Researcher Calls for Animal-Human Embryo Research to Proceed – but with Strong Animal Protections

September 14, 2016


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Scientists Develop Therapeutic Protein, Protect Nerve Cells from Huntington’s Disease

September 13, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Awarded Drexel Prize in Translational Medicine

September 8, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Outlines Road Map for Addressing Ethical Concerns Tied to Research on Combination Human-Animal Embryos

September 8, 2016


August

Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive Major NIH Renewal Grant to Build on Progress in Understanding Crohn's Disease

August 25, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Researchers Identify New Drug Cocktail to Protect Mouse Retinas, Potentially Avoiding Blindness

August 25, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Researchers Identify Protein that Delays Type 1 Diabetes Onset in New Mouse Model

August 25, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Scientists Uncover Common Cell Signaling Pathway Awry in Some Types of Autism

August 25, 2016


Fused Genes Found in Esophageal Cancer Cells Offer New Clues on Disease Mechanisms

August 25, 2016


Fluoride Consumption Linked to Diabetes Using Mathematical Models

August 17, 2016


Researchers Restore Drug Sensitivity in Breast Cancer Tumors

August 11, 2016


Scientists Keep a Molecule from Moving Inside Nerve Cells to Prevent Cell Death

August 3, 2016


July

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Takes a Lead Role in Cleveland’s Infant Mortality Initiative

July 27, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Receives NIH grant for HIV Research in Uganda

July 21, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Researchers Block Common Type of Colon Cancer Tumor in Mice

July 20, 2016


Breakthrough Study of HIV in Macaques Confirms Clinically Viable Vaccine Paving the Way for Future Treatment for Humans

July 7, 2016


June

School of Medicine Expert Receives Two Innovation Grants in Pursuit of AIDS Cure

June 29, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Receives Grant to Understand Why Some HIV+ Individuals Avoid the "Duet of Death"

June 27, 2016


Case Western Reserve Researcher Receives Funding to Improve Quality and Quantity of Donor Limbs, Tissues for Transplant

June 24, 2016


Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Appoint New Department Chairmen

June 23, 2016


Case Western Reserve University Receives NIH Funding to Participate in Launch of Genomics Center on Alzheimer's Disease

June 22, 2016


New Clues to COPD Linked to Proteostasis Imbalance Caused by Cigarette Smoke

June 22, 2016


May

Call to Re-Examine “14-Day Rule” Limiting In Vitro Human-Embryo Research

May 4, 2016


April

First Small Molecule Targeted Therapy to Mitigate Hearing Loss in Usher Syndrome Type 3

April 25, 2016


Two of Year’s Ten Most Outstanding Biomedical Research Papers Published by School of Medicine Investigators

April 15, 2016


March

Scientists Identify Three Glycosyltransferases as Significant Mutational Targets in Colon Cancer

March 31, 2016


Study finds addiction associated with poor awareness of others

March 31, 2016


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Top 25

March 16, 2016


HIV Patients in Africa with a Specific Genetic Variant Have Much Lower Rate of TB

March 9, 2016


A toxic byproduct of hemoglobin could provide clues for possible treatments for cerebral hemorrhage and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

March 7, 2016


February

Single Dose of Trastuzumab Kick Starts Immune Response in Certain Breast Cancers

February 29, 2016


Publish, Don’t Perish!

February 9, 2016


January

Newly Identified Pathway Links Fetal Brain Development to Adult Social and Repetitive Behavior

January 27, 2016


Three Case Western Reserve Faculty Members Receive Funding For Emerging Technologies Aimed At Blood, Lung Disorders

January 27, 2016


Age-Related Response to the Hepatitis B Vaccine Linked to Inflammation

January 20, 2016


International Study Reveals Genetic Associations that Influence Adult Onset Glaucoma

January 11, 2016


Powerful Protein Promotes Post-Injury Regeneration and Growth of Injured Peripheral Nerves

January 5, 2016