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Fish Use Deafness Gene to Sense Water Motion

December 21, 2017

Selective Suppression of Inflammation Could Deplete HIV and Control HIV Activation

December 21, 2017

Two Studies Find Stress Reprograms Cells

December 20, 2017

Researchers Find Possible Markers for Earlier Diagnosis of Aggressive Form of Tongue Cancer

December 19, 2017

New Research Aims to Improve the Lives of Children with High Grade Glioma

December 18, 2017

Researchers Repurpose Immune-Activating Cytokine to Fight Breast Cancer

December 18, 2017

Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

December 14, 2017

CWRU School of Medicine Researcher Receives NIH Grants to Uncover Connection between Abnormal Embryonic Brain Development and Autism

December 13, 2017

CWRU School of Medicine’s Mark Griswold, PhD Elected 2017 Fellow  of the National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017

Finding Long Strands of RNA in Skin Development and Disease

December 6, 2017

National Experts Map Out Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Research Agenda

December 5, 2017


Researchers Find Infectious Prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Patient Skin

November 22, 2017

Case Western Reserve University’s Pamela Davis, Lynn Singer named 2017 AAAS Fellows

November 20, 2017

Computer Program Finds New Uses for Old Drugs

November 16, 2017

Case Western Reserve University Receives DOD Grant for Implantable Muscle Stimulator

November 15, 2017

Shining a Light on the Nervous System to Thwart Disease

November 14, 2017

New Study Offers Added Hope for Patients Awaiting Corneal Transplants

November 10, 2017

Do Face Masks Protect against Air Pollution-Related Health Problems?

November 6, 2017

Lin Mei, MD, PhD Joins Department of Neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

November 6, 2017


Case Western Reserve Research Advance May Prevent a Form of Hereditary Hearing Loss

October 26, 2017

Researchers Find Immune Cells Help Rebuild Damaged Nerves

October 25, 2017

Case Western Reserve’s Paul Tesar Selected to Receive New York Stem Cell Foundation
Robertson Stem Cell Prize

October 24, 2017

Protein Regulates Vitamin A Metabolic Pathways, Prevents Inflammation

October 23, 2017

New Neural Network Can Restore Diaphragm Function after Spinal Cord Injury

October 17, 2017

Youth Enjoy Science (YES) Grant Brings Diversity to Cancer Research

October 16, 2017

Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences Wins AAMC Award for Resource Sharing

October 13, 2017

Worms Reveal Secrets of Aging

October 13, 2017

Top Chefs across the Nation Join Together in Cleveland to Promote Cancer Research

October 10, 2017

Antifungals and Probiotics May Play a Key Role in the Development of Treatment for Crohn’s Disease

October 4, 2017


CWRU’s Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand Countermeasures against Chemical Threats, Including Mustard Gas

September 7, 2017

CWRU & University Hospitals Physician-Researcher Martha Sajatovic, MD Receives International Brain Health Grant, Joins Team in New Diabetes Research Project

September 6, 2017


CWRU Awarded Funding to Understand How A Virus-Like Particle from Plants Stimulates Potent Anti-Tumor Response

August 25, 2017

Long, Mysterious Strips of RNA Contribute to Low Sperm Count

August 24, 2017

New Guidelines Point the Way toward More Effectively Addressing Hypertension in Kids, Teens

August 23, 2017

Multicolor MRIs Could Aid Disease Detection

August 16, 2017

Case Western Reserve University researchers develop therapeutic to enhance tissue repair and regeneration

August 7, 2017

MRI Contrast Agents Accumulate in the Brain

August 7, 2017

Missing Signals Leads to Diabetic Nerve Injury

August 1, 2017


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty receives funding for pediatric cancer research

July 27, 2017

Single Protein Controls Genetic Network Essential for Sperm Development

July 10, 2017

Vitamin D May Improve Sunburn, According to New Clinical Trial

July 6, 2017

New Brain Cancer Drug Targets Revealed

July 5, 2017


CWRU Researcher Awarded Over $4.7 Million to Develop Drug-Delivery Nanotechnology

June 29, 2017

Injectable Plant-based Nanoparticles Delay Tumor Progression

June 28, 2017

High Fat Diet Reduces Gut Bacteria, Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

June 22, 2017

Single Fungus Amplifies Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

June 21, 2017

Researchers Call for Paradigm Shift in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

June 20, 2017


Case Western Reserve University Receives $6 Million to Study Barrett’s Esophagus

May 31, 2017

Small Molecule Prevents Blood Clots without Increasing Bleeding Risk

May 30, 2017

Early MRI May Lower Costs for Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 17, 2017

Prototype Drug Uses Novel Mechanism to treat lung cancers

May 15, 2017


CWRU’s Martin Basch receives prestigious Hartwell Foundation Award for research on congenital deafness

April 19, 2017

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy

April 11, 2017

Newly Discovered Chemical Reaction in Eye May Improve Vision

April 5, 2017

Researchers Pinpoint New Drug Target for Heart Failure Patients

April 4, 2017

Supercomputers Reveal How Cell Membranes Keep Cancer-Causing Proteins Turned Off

April 4, 2017

Case Western Reserve Named to New National Colorectal Cancer Dream Team

April 3, 2017


Case Western Reserve Embarks on Innovative Path to Treat Infections of Drug-Resistant Superbugs such as MRSA without Antibiotics

March 31, 2017

Stem Cells Help Explain Varied Genetics behind Rare Neurologic Disease

March 30, 2017

Can Childhood Obesity be Prevented Before Conception?

March 29, 2017

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Analyzes Brain Tumor Data, Doubles Known Risk Factors for Glioma

March 29, 2017

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Turn Urine into Research Tools

March 28, 2017

Students Find Their “Match”

March 17, 2017

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

March 14, 2017

First Cases of Deadly, Drug-Resistant Fungus Reported in US by CDC

March 13, 2017

Novel Antibiotic Combination Therapy Overcomes Deadly Drug-Resistant Bacteria

March 9, 2017

Scientists Find Therapeutic Target for Diabetes-related Blindness

March 8, 2017

Newly Discovered DNA Enhancers Help Switch on Colorectal Cancer

March 7, 2017

Cleveland Takes New Steps to Tackle “Superbugs”

March 2, 2017

Cholesterol-Processing Enzyme Protects From Debilitating Brain Lesions

March 1, 2017


Antibiotic Resistance: A Burgeoning Problem for Kids Too

February 24, 2017

Human Brain ‘Organoids’ Offer New Insight into Rare Developmental Disease

February 8, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers Solve Mystery of Beguiling Protein

February 6, 2017

Case Western Reserve Appoints Bernard Boulanger, MD, as Senior Associate Dean for The MetroHealth System

February 2, 2017

When Sex Development Goes Awry: Is it a girl or a boy?

February 1, 2017


Can a Novel Combination of Treatments Help Eradicate HIV?

January 31, 2017

This Man is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Motor Neuron Diseases and Dementias

January 23, 2017

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Brian Grimberg Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

January 18, 2017

Structure of Atypical Cancer Protein Paves Way for Drug Development

January 18, 2017

Direct Communication between Cell’s Surveillance and Protein Synthesizing Machinery Eliminates Genetic Errors

January 10, 2017

Case Western Reserve University Receives $2.5 Million Helmsley Grant for “Smart” Insulin Development

January 9, 2017