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2010

Case Western Reserve Receives $10M to Study Retinal Disease, Develop New Treatments

December 28, 2010

FIVE-YEAR NEI GRANT TO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IS THE LARGEST RECEIVED BY THE UNIVERSITY FOR EYE RESEARCH...read more >

NIH Awards $6.4M to Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Researchers

December 7, 2010

FUNDING SUPPORTS RESEARCH IN TB GENETICS, BRAIN TUMOR TREATMENT, CANCER GENETICS, AND THE STUDY OF ETHICAL AND SOCIETAL ISSUES IN HUMAN GENETIC RESEARCH...read more >

Cancer Drugs Offer Hope for Crohn’s Disease and Sarcoidosis

November 30, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY NEW AVENUE FOR GENE TARGETING...read more >

Community Rallies to Fight Obesity in Cleveland’s Urban Youth

November 15, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RECEIVES $12.5 M GRANT TO REDUCE OBESITY AND HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AMONG YOUTH USING MULTI-ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM WITH CMSD AND YMCA; ONE OF ONLY FOUR IN THE COUNTRY...read more >

Hyper-texting and Hyper-Networking Pose New Health Risks for Teens

November 9, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHER PRESENTS STUDY FINDINGS FROM THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION’S 138TH ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Hosts National AWARE for All: Clinical Research Education Day for the Public on Saturday, November 6th

October 29, 2010

CLEVELAND COMMUNITY INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT THE RISKS AND BENEFITS OF CLINICAL TRIALS...read more >

Obesity Expert James Levine, MD, PhD, Appointed Chief of Endocrinology at UH Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

October 6, 2010

RESPECTED RESEARCHER, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, AND INVENTOR OF TREADMILL DESK...read more >

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Researcher Discovers New “Anti-pathogenic” Drugs to Treat MRSA

September 16, 2010

“ANTI-PATHOGENIC” DRUGS BLOCK MRSA’S PRODUCTION OF TOXINS THUS RENDERING THE BACTERIA HARMLESS, TREATING THE INFECTION AND POTENTIALLY ELIMINATING CONCERN FOR RESISTANCE...read more >

New Dual Recognition Mechanism Discovered in Tuberculosis

September 9, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE-LED TEAM PUBLISHES MAJOR FINDING WHICH MAY AID IN NEW ANTIBIOTIC AND VACCINE DEVELOPMENT...read more >

New Sporadic Prion Protein Disease Identified by Case Western Reserve

August 13, 2010

VARIABLY PROTEASE-SENSITIVE PRIONOPATHY SHARES GENOTYPE CHARACTERISTICS WITH CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE...read more >

New Methods, New Math Speed Detection of Drug-resistant Malaria

August 2, 2010

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Awarded $4.7M Contract from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

July 30, 2010

CONTRACT SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW CLASS OF DRUGS THAT WILL HELP ENHANCE SOLDIERS’ PERFORMANCE AT HIGH ALTITUDE...read more >

$9M NIH Grant Renewal Awarded to Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals Case Medical Center Center for AIDS Research

July 21, 2010

CFAR GRANTED FIVE-YEAR EXTENSION TO CONTINUE AIDS RESEARCH...read more >

Susan G. Komen Awards Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Nearly $500,000 to Lead a Clinical Study Aimed to Improve Outcomes for Older Women with Breast Cancer

July 19, 2010

CLINICAL STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED FROM UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS CASE MEDICAL CENTER...read more >

Research Suggests Mechanism for the Link between High-Fat Diet and Risk of Prostate Cancer and Other Prostatic Disorders

July 14, 2010

Case Western Reserve University-led Team Takes High Resolution Photo of a K+ Channel

July 13, 2010

VIEW PROVIDES ABILITY TO BETTER UNDERSTAND EFFECTIVENESS OF DRUGS USED TO TREAT AND PREVENT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE; CENTER FOR PROTEOMICS AND BIOINFORMATICS RECEIVES $1.1M FROM NIBIB TO CONTINUE STRUCTURAL PROTEIN FOOTPRINTING RESEARCH...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Named International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research

July 12, 2010

ONE OF TEN CENTERS FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES...read more >

Case Western Reserve Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and Athersys Receive $1M Third Frontier Grant to Support Research for Spinal Cord Injury

June 25, 2010

Josiah Macy, JR. Foundation Grant to Enhance Physician and Nursing Education With Student-Run Free Clinic and More at Case Western Reserve

June 24, 2010

Reported Surgical Quality Measures Not Associated With Lower Infection Rates

June 22, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE STUDY PROPOSES REVISION TO SURGICAL CARE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (SCIP) REPORTING...read more >

Major Jama Study Examines Cystic Fibrosis Survival Rates and MRSA Infections

June 15, 2010

Case Western Reserve University Receives $5 Million Ohio Third Frontier Grant to Establish New Imaging Center with University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Philips Healthcare

June 7, 2010

Neal J. Meropol, MD, Appointed Chief of Hematology and Oncology at UH Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

May 12, 2010

Michael W. Konstan, MD, Appointed Chairman of Pediatrics at UH Case Medical Center’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

May 10, 2010

CWRU Global TB Expert Receives Prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award

May 7, 2010

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHER, ANNA MARIA MANDALAKAS, TO STUDY CHILDHOOD TUBERCULOSIS PREVENTION IN SOUTH AFRICA...read more >

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Receives Nearly $8M in Federal Funding to Help Providers Enable Adoption of Electronic Health Records in Ohio

April 13, 2010

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Team Discovers "Smart" Insulin Protein Molecule That Could Revolutionize Diabetes Care

April 12, 2010

RESEARCHERS INVENT ZINC-STAPLED INSULIN TO MASSIVELY REDUCE INSULIN-RELATED CANCER RISK...read more >

Case Western Reserve First to Prove Validated Instrument to Measure aa-Related Helping

April 8, 2010

NEW EMPIRICAL MODEL QUANTIFIES AND GAUGES AN ALCOHOL ADDICT'S LEVEL OF ENGAGEMENT IN AA RELATED HELPING...read more >

Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Risk of Stroke

April 8, 2010

EVEN MILD SLEEP APNEA PUTS MEN IN DANGER...read more >

Genetic Factor Shown to Regulate Both Heart Failure and Aneurysm Disease

April 7, 2010

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS FIND DEFICIENCY OF KRUPPEL-LIKE FACTOR 15 PREDICTS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES...read more >

Duffy-negative Blood Types No Longer Protected From P. Vivax Malaria

March 15, 2010

STUDY PROVES BLOOD-STAGE INFECTION DUE TO POPULATION MIXING AND DISEASE EVOLUTION...read more >

Newer Cornea Transplant Surgery Shows Short- and Long-term Promise

March 1, 2010

INITIALLY HIGH CELL LOSS IN DESCEMET’S STRIPPING AUTOMATED ENDOTHELIAL KERATOPLASTY (DSAEK) TAPERS QUICKLY...read more >

Case Western Reserve Receives $2.8M to Further Breast Cancer Research

January 27, 2010

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RECEIVES SIX DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GRANTS...read more >

Cornea Cell Density Predictive of Graft Failure at Six Months Post Transplant

January 11, 2010

CORNEA DONOR STUDY INVESTIGATOR GROUP FINDS PREOPERATIVE CELL DENSITY NOT A FACTOR IN SUCCESS...read more >