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Archived News Releases

2011

$6.75M Awarded to Case Western Reserve to Study IBD

December 20, 2011

NIDDK GRANT TO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE EXAMINES ROLE OF INNATE IMMUNITY...read more >

Cell Surface Mutation Protects Against Common Type of Malaria

December 1, 2011

FINDING HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR EFFECTIVENESS OF POTENTIAL VACCINES...read more >

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

NHLBI FUNDING SUPPORTS CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCH ON SLEEP DISORDERS CAUSE OF IRREGULAR HEART RHYTHMS...read more >

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

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS ADVANCES IN EVIDENCE-BASED INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES FOR CANCER...read more >

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

November 7, 2011

PIONEERING PROFESSORSHIP WILL TEACH INNOVATIVE, PATIENT-CENTERED APPROACH TO CANCER TREATMENT...read more >

New Therapy Marks a Milestone in Fight against Cystic Fibrosis

November 2, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UH RAINBOW BABIES & CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL RESEARCHER CO-AUTHORS MAJOR CLINICAL TRIAL...read more >

“Just say ‘Ahhh…’”

October 22, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY STUDENT DOCTORS AND NURSES TEAM UP FOR STUDENT-RUN FREE CLINIC...read more >

Study Seeks to Widen Corneal Transplant Window

October 19, 2011

GOAL IS TO GUARANTEE SUPPLY MEETS FUTURE DEMAND...read more >

Blame Backbone Fractures on Evolution, not Osteoporosis

October 19, 2011

ADAPTATION TO UPRIGHT WALKING LEAVES HUMANS SUSCEPTIBLE, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY STUDY SHOWS...read more >

John Chae, MD, Elected to the Institute of Medicine

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

AWARD SUPPORTS BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH NETWORK AT SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND CASE COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER...read more >

Mice Stem Cells Guided into Myelinating Cells by the Trillions

September 25, 2011

PROCESS PAVES WAY FOR RESEARCH, POSSIBLE TREATMENTS OF MS AND MORE...read more >

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

INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS IN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE CONVENE IN CLEVELAND TO DISCUSS “INNOVATING INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY: NEW SCIENCE, NEW SOLUTIONS”...read more >

Dr. Rudick Receives Inaugural Case Western Reserve Medal

September 22, 2011

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

September 16, 2011

PRESTIGIOUS RESEARCH EXCELLENCE GRANT TO ADVANCE TREATMENT OF GASTROINTESTINAL CANCERS...read more >

Uncovering the Spread of Deadly Cancer

August 26, 2011

NEW IMAGING DEVICE ENABLES SCIENTISTS TO SEE TUMOR CELLS TRAVELING IN THE BRAIN...read more >

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

August 23, 2011

NEW STUDY IS THE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN CLINICAL TRIAL TO TEST ADULT MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION AS A NEW THERAPY FOR MS...read more >

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

August 22, 2011

COULD HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES CURE WHAT AILS SMALL BUSINESSES?...read more >

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

August 21, 2011

RESEARCH INVOLVING CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY FEATURED IN THE AUG. 21 ONLINE ISSUE OF NATURE MEDICINE...read more >

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

August 17, 2011

MSC 2011: INNOVATIONS IN CELL-BASED REGENERATIVE THERAPIES WILL DRAW GLOBAL ATTENDANCE, HIGHLIGHT CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS AND UNVEIL NEW STEM CELL TECHNOLOGIES...read more >

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

July 26, 2011

Funding From National Center For Research Resources Will Fuel Gene Studies...read more >

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

July 13, 2011

Study Published in the Online Issue of Nature on July 14...read more >

Case Western Reserve Researchers Identify HIV-Inhibiting Mechanism

June 29, 2011

RESEARCH APPEARS IN JUNE 30 ISSUE OF NATURE, HIGHLIGHTS LINK BETWEEN INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND VIRAL DEFENSE FACTORS...read more >

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

June 28, 2011

RENEWAL GRANT TO EXAMINE ROLE OF NOVEL TNF-LIKE FACTORS IN DISEASE AND INFLAMMATION...read more >

Genetic Factor Controls Health-Harming Inflammation in Obese

June 13, 2011

TRIGGER HOLDS PROMISE FOR TREATING DIABETES, OTHER CHRONIC ILLNESSES...read more >

New Research Describes Key Function Of Enzyme Involved In RNA Processing

June 9, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCH PUBLISHED IN JUNE 9 ISSUE OF CELL...read more >

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

June 2, 2011

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND COLUMBUS-BASED NON-PROFIT LAUNCH ONLINE EDUCATION TOOLS ABOUT STEM CELLS...read more >

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Worsening of Cystic Fibrosis

May 23, 2011

FIRST SINGLE GENE DISORDER STUDY SPANS 10 YEARS OF INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION...read more >

Smarter Treatment for Killer Infections

May 12, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY DISCOVERS KEY FACTOR IN SEPSIS REGULATION...read more >

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

May 10, 2011

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE STUDY OF 48,000 CHINESE RESIDENTS IS AMONG LARGEST TO TRACK THE EVOLUTION OF DISEASE...read more >

Damaged Hearts Pump Better When Fueled With Fats

May 4, 2011

RESEARCH HOLDS PROMISE FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS...read more >

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

INITIATIVE INCLUDES HEALTH EDUCATION, POPULATION-BASED HEALTH SERVICES, AND COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH...read more >

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

April 25, 2011

CAROL MOSS RETURNS TO CLEVELAND TO JOIN NATIONALLY RANKED SCHOOL OF MEDICINE...read more >

New Study Identifies Possible Cause of Salt-induced Hypertension

April 14, 2011

SALT INTAKE AFFECTS BODY’S ABILITY TO SIMULTANEOUSLY REGULATE BLOOD PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE...read more >

International TB Campaign Launches on World TB Day

March 24, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE’S TUBERCULOSIS RESEARCH UNIT SPEARHEADS “I AM TB”...read more >

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

March 9, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FINDINGS APPEAR IN PLOS ONE JOURNAL...read more >

Case Western Reserve Positions Regenerative Medicine Center for Future Growth

March 3, 2011

CONSOLIDATED NATIONAL CENTER FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE JOINS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, LAYS THE GROUNDWORK FOR FUTURE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES...read more >

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

ANALYSIS HIGHLIGHTS CARDIOVASCULAR RISK OF FLUID RETENTION...read more >

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

February 10, 2011

FUNDING TO ACCELERATE NEARLY THREE DECADES OF COLLABORATIVE HIV RESEARCH BY TWO NATIONALLY RENOWNED PHYSICIANS...read more >

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

February 8, 2011

NO-CHARGE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING CREATES ACCESS TO ADDITIONAL FEDERAL DOLLARS FOR A FIVE-COUNTY REGION, STIMULATING THE ECONOMY...read more >

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

January 28, 2011

RESEARCHER PAGANO REPORTS FINDINGS IN ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT QUARTERLY, SAYS OTHER CHRONICALLY ILL PATIENTS MAY BENEFIT TOO...read more >

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

January 21, 2011

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH RENEWAL GRANT TO DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY AT THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FUNDS LONG-TERM STUDY...read more >

Case Western Reserve/UH Launch Bipolar CHOICE Trial Site

January 11, 2011

STUDY JOINS 10 SITES NATIONALLY TO EXAMINE ‘REAL WORLD’ USE OF MEDICATIONS, QUETIAPINE AND LITHIUM...read more >

Case Western Reserve/UH Joins Nationwide HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial

January 10, 2011

FIRST OF ITS KIND VACCINE TRIAL IN CLEVELAND SINCE 2003...read more >

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

January 10, 2011

ENROLLMENT IN THE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OPENS FOR CUYAHOGA COUNTY...read more >

Call for Truth in Trans Fats Labeling by the FDA

January 3, 2011

CASE WESTERN RESERVE STUDY SHOWS HOW DECEPTIVE FOOD LABELS LEAD TO INCREASED RISK OF DEADLY DISEASES...read more >