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$6.75M Awarded to Case Western Reserve to Study IBD

December 20, 2011

Cell Surface Mutation Protects Against Common Type of Malaria

December 1, 2011


Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Reversed in Lab

November 30, 2011

$3.8M Grant Investigates Link Between Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

November 22, 2011

Lentingen and UH Case Medical Center Initiate Phase I Trial Using Gene Therapy and Bone Marrow Stem Cells in the Treatment of Brain Cancer

November 14, 2011

Society for Integrative Oncology Releases Findings Presented at Annual Meeting

November 10, 2011

Pioneering Professorship Will Teach Innovative, Patient-Centered Approach to Cancer Treatment

November 7, 2011

New Therapy Marks a Milestone in Fight against Cystic Fibrosis

November 2, 2011


“Just say ‘Ahhh…’”

October 22, 2011

Blame Backbone Fractures on Evolution, not Osteoporosis

October 19, 2011

John Chae, MD, Elected to the Institute of Medicine

October 19, 2011

Study Seeks to Widen Corneal Transplant Window

October 19, 2011

$25 Million Commitment Founds Weatherhead Institute for Family Medicine and Community Health

October 13, 2011

Case Western Reserve Receives Prestigious $5.4M Grant to Study Esophageal Cancer

October 10, 2011


Mice Stem Cells Guided into Myelinating Cells by the Trillions

September 25, 2011

Dr. Rudick Receives Inaugural Case Western Reserve Medal

September 22, 2011

NIH Director Collins to Keynote Eighth International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology; Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Sponsors the Conference

September 22, 2011

National Cancer Institute Establishes $11.3 Million Center at Case Western Reserve University

September 16, 2011


Uncovering the Spread of Deadly Cancer

August 26, 2011

Cleveland Researchers Collaborate to Launch Phase 1 Clinical Trial for New Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

August 23, 2011

Case Western Reserve, Carnegie Mellon and Boston University Researchers Take Health Insurance Market's Vital Signs

August 22, 2011

Newly Discovered Cell Mechanism Uses Amplified Nitric Oxide to Fight C. Diff

August 21, 2011

National Center for Regenerative Medicine at CWRU to Host Cleveland Stem Cell Conference, Aug 22-24

August 17, 2011


Case Western Reserve Receives $2.1 M NIH Grant to Expand Cystic Fibrosis Research Models

July 26, 2011

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Restores Breathing After Spinal Cord Injury in Rodent Model

July 13, 2011


Case Western Reserve Researchers Identify HIV-Inhibiting Mechanism

June 29, 2011

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Receives $2.5M NIH Grant to Study Intestinal Inflammation

June 28, 2011

Genetic Factor Controls Health-Harming Inflammation in Obese

June 13, 2011

New Research Describes Key Function Of Enzyme Involved In RNA Processing

June 9, 2011

Case Western Reserve and Edheads Advance Science Education by Using Clinical Trials

June 2, 2011


Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Worsening of Cystic Fibrosis

May 23, 2011

Smarter Treatment for Killer Infections

May 12, 2011

Case Western Reserve Signs 10-Year Research Agreement with Shanghai Zhabei District Health Bureau

May 10, 2011

Damaged Hearts Pump Better When Fueled With Fats

May 4, 2011

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Establishes First Systems Biology and Bioinformatics Graduate (MS and PhD) Program in Ohio

May 2, 2011


Case Western Reserve University Names New Executive Director for Its Urban Health Initiative

April 27, 2011

Case Western Reserve University Names New Vice President for Medical Development and Vice Dean for External Affairs

April 25, 2011

New Study Identifies Possible Cause of Salt-induced Hypertension

April 14, 2011


International TB Campaign Launches on World TB Day

March 24, 2011

Researchers Identify New Biomarker for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, the Human Form of Mad Cow Disease

March 9, 2011

Case Western Reserve Positions Regenerative Medicine Center for Future Growth

March 3, 2011

Dr. Vikram Kashyap Appointed New Chief of Vascular Surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

March 2, 2011


New Hypothesis Explains Why Drugs Increase Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

February 22, 2011

$3M AIDS Grant Awarded to Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve

February 10, 2011

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Regional Extension Center Reaches Out with a Sense of Urgency

February 8, 2011


Helping Others Helps Alcoholics Stay on the Road to Recovery, Case Western Reserve Research Shows

January 28, 2011

Case Western Reserve Receives $7.8M to Study Manic Symptoms in Children

January 21, 2011

Case Western Reserve/UH Launch Bipolar CHOICE Trial Site

January 11, 2011

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Launches the National Children’s Study

January 10, 2011

Case Western Reserve/UH Joins Nationwide HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

January 10, 2011

Call for Truth in Trans Fats Labeling by the FDA

January 3, 2011