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Department of Defense Awards CWRU Researcher Nearly $1M to Study Prostate Cancer Drug Resistance

December 21, 2018

CWRU’s Jonathan Haines, PhD, secures $14.6 million grant to study Alzheimer’s disease across diverse populations

December 5, 2018


Researchers Alleviate Schizophrenia Symptoms in New Mouse Models

November 30, 2018

Re-Programming the Body’s Energy Pathway Boosts Kidney Self-Repair

November 28, 2018

Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

November 27, 2018

Big Data and Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

November 12, 2018

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Awarded $1.35M to Conduct Lifesaving Childhood Cancer Research

November 8, 2018

Case Western Reserve-Led Study Triggers Change in WHO Guidelines for Treating Lymphatic Filariasis, Now Targeted for Elimination

November 8, 2018

Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals Researcher Part of Elite Trans-Atlantic Network to Study “Molecular Switch” that Contributes to Heart Disease

November 7, 2018

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Awarded $1.6M for Undergraduate Research

November 6, 2018

New Images Show Serotonin Activating Its Receptor for First Time

November 1, 2018


Single Protein Controls Thousands of Genes Essential for Sperm Development

October 30, 2018

Case Western Reserve Researchers Receive $1.5M NIH Grant to Enhance Guidelines for Ethical Human-Animal Chimera Research

October 24, 2018

Database Funded to Help Researchers Understand the Effect of Bipolar Disorder throughout Adult Lifespan

October 22, 2018

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives $3M NIH Grant for Health Disparities Research

October 18, 2018

Case Western Reserve Researchers Cure Drug-Resistant Infections without Antibiotics

October 17, 2018

A Human Brain Model in a Petri Dish?

October 16, 2018

New Options for Breast Cancer Drug Development Found in Estrogen Receptors

October 9, 2018

$3M Grant Extends HIV Intervention to Prevent Heart Disease

October 8, 2018

Case Western Reserve Researchers to Examine the Role of Skin Prions in Fatal Neurodegenerative Human Prion Disease

October 4, 2018

Case Western Reserve Scientists Develop New Method to More Efficiently Generate Brain Stem Cells

October 1, 2018


Beyond Skin Deep: Understanding Disparities in Dermatology Services

September 26, 2018

Case Western Reserve’s Ahmad Khalil Receives NIH Funding to Develop New Paradigm in Fight against Colorectal Cancer

September 20, 2018

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Receives NIH Funding to Investigate New Imaging Approach for Peripheral Vascular Disease

September 17, 2018

Case Western Reserve’s Lan Zhou Receives $2M NIH Grant to Study Colorectal Cancer Development

September 14, 2018

Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD, Elected President of the American Society of Human Genetics

September 6, 2018


Researchers Stop Cell Suicide that Worsens Sepsis, Arthritis

August 24, 2018

Case Western Reserve Receives Major Grant to Improve Food Systems in Cleveland Neighborhoods

August 15, 2018

Case Western Reserve Researcher and International Colleagues Identify Genetic Mutation Underlying Severe Childhood Brain Disorder

August 9, 2018

“Hike and Seek for Research” Event Benefits Pediatric Genetic Disorders

August 1, 2018


A New Milestone in Laboratory Grown Human Brain Tissue

July 25, 2018

A New Roadmap for Repairing the Damage of Multiple Sclerosis

July 25, 2018

Researchers Find Hidden Signals in RNAs that Regulate Protein Synthesis

July 16, 2018

Novel Therapy Delays Muscle Atrophy in Lou Gehrig’s Disease Model

July 12, 2018

Researchers Discover Llama-Derived Nanobody Can Be Used as Potential Therapy for Hard-to-Treat Diseases

July 9, 2018


Men and Women have Different Genetic Risk Factors for Developing Brain Cancer

June 28, 2018

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers to Endorse Elimination of HPV-related Cancers in U.S.

June 14, 2018

New Study of Youth Hospitalizations Finds 24 Percent of Behavioral-Related Admissions Complicated by Suicidality or Self-Harm

June 14, 2018

Researchers Identify Dozens of New Gene Changes That Point to Elevated Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men of European Descent

June 11, 2018

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Researchers Create First Artificial Human Prion

June 5, 2018

Case Western Reserve Bioinformatics Expert Part of International “A” Team that Debuts Brain Cancer Atlas

June 4, 2018

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018 Highlights

June 1, 2018


“Giving Kids Hope” Event Benefits Research on Genetic Disorders Affecting Children

May 30, 2018

Study finds Vitamin D supplement decreases wheezing for African American preterm infants

May 22, 2018

FFAR Awards $4.4 Million to Research Teams Working to Transform Food Systems in Colorado, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Texas to Deliver Better Health, Economic Opportunities for Urban Communities

May 21, 2018

Colon Cancer Cells Use Mysterious RNA Strands to Avoid Cell Death

May 15, 2018

Heart Disease Severity May Depend on Nitric Oxide Levels

May 14, 2018

Students “Learn to Beat Cancer” at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Events

May 7, 2018


Heart Disease Symptoms Improved by Blocking Immune Cell Migration

April 30, 2018

AACR 2018 Annual Meeting Recap

April 23, 2018

How do Children Develop Immunity to Malaria as they Become Older?

April 11, 2018

Attention Deficit Disorders Could Stem from Impaired Brain Coordination

April 5, 2018

Pediatric Cancer Research at Case Western Reserve University and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Gets a Boost from St. Baldrick’s Foundation

April 2, 2018


Obesity is Shifting Cancer to Young Adults

March 26, 2018

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Named #1 Medical School in Ohio by U.S. News & World Report

March 20, 2018

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Ranked One of the Top 25 Medical Schools in Nation, U.S. News & World Report

March 20, 2018

Quintupling Inhaler Medication May Not Prevent Asthma Attacks in Children

March 19, 2018

Students Find Their Perfect “Match”

March 16, 2018

Artificial Sweetener Splenda Could Intensify Symptoms in Those with Crohn’s Disease

March 15, 2018

Patients Living Longer with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Pose New Challenge for Caregivers

March 12, 2018

Researchers uncover link between heart attacks and inflammatory bowel disease

March 5, 2018


Richard Martin, MD, receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Neonatal Research

February 28, 2018

Researchers Uncover Novel Mechanism behind Schizophrenia

February 21, 2018

Investigators Highlight Potential of Exercise in Addressing Substance Abuse in Teens

February 13, 2018

Researchers Inhibit Cancer Metastases via Novel Steps

February 12, 2018

Case Western Reserve and Sangamo Therapeutics Announce $11 Million NIH Grant for Study of Gene-Edited T Cells for the Viral Eradication of HIV

February 7, 2018

Full-length Serotonin Receptor Structure Seen for First Time

February 6, 2018

Marlene R. Miller, MD, MSc, Appointed Pediatrician-in-Chief, Chair of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

February 5, 2018


Researchers Receive $6.5 Million NIH Grant to Use Big Data to Tackle Psoriasis

January 29, 2018

Researchers Reverse Symptoms in Neurologic Disease Model

January 29, 2018

Alex Huang, MD, PhD, Receives $450,000 from Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation

January 25, 2018

Researchers Borrow from AIDS Playbook to Tackle Rheumatic Heart Disease: Taking Services to the People

January 22, 2018

Researchers Discover New Enzymes Central to Cell Function

January 18, 2018

Researchers Develop Highly Sensitive Swallowable Test to Detect Pre-cancerous Barrett's Esophagus

January 17, 2018

New Antifungal Provides Hope in Fight Against Superbugs

January 11, 2018

Researchers Receive $2.8 Million to Repurpose FDA-approved Drugs to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

January 9, 2018

Zooming in on Protein to Prevent Kidney Stones

January 2, 2018