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Archived News Releases

2012

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Announces Award to Case Western Reserve University to Study How Applying Patient Strengths Can Improve their Health Care

December 27, 2012

PROJECT PART OF PCORI’S EFFORT TO HELP PATIENTS MAKE BETTER-INFORMED HEALTH DECISIONS...read more >

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Researchers Discover New Molecule Linked to Late-Stage Breast Cancer

December 17, 2012

New Tuberculosis Drug Trial Begins in South Africa

December 11, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY AND ASTRAZENECA PARTNER TO TEST NOVEL THERAPY...read more >

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Receives Funding for Healthy Growth Research

December 5, 2012

Genetic Factor Holds Key to Blood Vessel Health

November 19, 2012

NEW CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCH PROVIDES BASIS FOR NOVEL DRUG DEVELOPMENT...read more >

Constance and James W. Brown Make Significant Gift to New Medical Building

November 16, 2012

Dr. Jonathan Lass, of Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, to be honored by Eye Bank Association of America

November 9, 2012

WILL RECEIVE 2012 PATON AWARD FOR WORK ON CORNEAL PRESERVATION, CLINICAL EYE CARE, MEDICAL EDUCATION...read more >

$4M Awarded to Case Western Reserve to Develop Structural Biology Instrument

October 12, 2012

SYNCHROTRON USER FACILITY AT BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY SUPPORTED BY NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT...read more >

Preterm Labor Powerhouse Therapy Offers Promise for Inflammatory Diseases

October 9, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE TEAM DISCOVERS BROADER APPLICABILITY OF MAGNESIUM...read more >

Drug Reverses Abnormal Brain Function in Rett Syndrome Mice

October 3, 2012

NEW BRAIN MAPPING SHOWS SIMILARITIES TO AUTISM...read more >

Alumnus Supports New Medical Education Building with $1.5M Gift

September 28, 2012

COMMITMENT FROM DR. AND MRS. EPPIG TO CASE WESTERN RESERVE BUILDS ON RECENT MOMENTUM...read more >

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation and Cleveland Foundation Each Commit $10M to Launch Case Western Reserve Campaign for New Medical Education and Research Building

September 24, 2012

AWARDS ARE LARGEST EVER IN HISTORY OF BOTH FOUNDATIONS, SIGNALING THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH TO UNIVERSITY AND GREATER CLEVELAND...read more >

$1.8M Grant Supports Investigation of Psoriasis Link to Cardiovascular Disease

September 19, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHER TO IDENTIFY MECHANISTIC LINK BETWEEN TWO SERIOUS DISEASES...read more >

Novel Non-antibiotic Agents Against MRSA and Common Strep Infections

September 12, 2012

NOVEL NON-ANTIBIOTIC AGENTS AGAINST MRSA AND COMMON STREP INFECTIONS...read more >

Case Western Reserve Researchers Create Short-term Memories In-vitro

September 10, 2012

RESEARCH IN OCTOBER ISSUE OF NATURE NEUROSCIENCE SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON THE MECHANICS OF MEMORY...read more >

Study Shows How Alcoholics Anonymous Participation Promotes Long-term Recovery

September 6, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE STUDY HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF MEETING ATTENDANCE AND HELPING OTHERS IN SUSTAINING BEHAVIORAL CHANGE...read more >

Drowning in Health Data: Symposium Tackles Silos and Promotes Integration

August 30, 2012

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND CASE WESTERN RESERVE PARTNER TO UNLOCK SILOED INFORMATION TO IMPROVE PUBLIC HEALTH...read more >

Three Major Ohio Universities Establish Statewide Research Collaboration

August 17, 2012

STREAMLINED STUDY PROTOCOLS SHAVE LAG TIME AND ACCELERATE RESEARCH BETWEEN OHIO’S MAJOR BIOMEDICAL HUBS...read more >

New Oncogene Identified For Breast Cancer

August 13, 2012

FINDINGS HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR NEW THERAPIES IN CANCER TREATMENT...read more >

NIH Awards $64.6M Grant to Case Western Reserve, Largest Ever in Northeast Ohio

August 10, 2012

FUNDING SUPPORTS "BENCH TO BEDSIDE” RESEARCH ACROSS CLEVELAND’S MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS...read more >

Case Western Reserve University’s National Center for Regenerative Medicine Receives Ohio Third Frontier Grant for Therapeutic Cell Center

July 26, 2012

Mukesh K. Jain, MD, to Lead the American Society for Clinical Investigation

July 20, 2012

NOTED CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHER WILL SERVE AS PRESIDENT OF RESEARCH SOCIETY...read more >

Preclinical Development Shows Promise to Treat Hearing Loss with Usher Syndrome III

July 11, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS DESCRIBE FIRST MODEL OF THE DISEASE LINKED TO A MISSENSE MUTATION IN JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCES...read more >

Cliff A. Megerian, MD, Named Chairman of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

June 26, 2012

New Fellowship Offered to Community Organizations Emphasizes Research and Engagement

June 21, 2012

PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY TRAINS NORTHEAST OHIOANS ON COMMUNITY HEALTH...read more >

Case Western Reserve Professorship in Surgery Honors MetroHealth Burn Care Pioneer

June 20, 2012

SURGICAL EDUCATION LEADER CHRISTOPHER BRANDT NAMED INAUGURAL RECIPIENT...read more >

Case Western Reserve Secures Federal Funding from Ohio Medicaid

June 4, 2012

Four MEDTAPP Healthcare Access Initiative Projects to Create and Retain Primary Care Jobs and Better Serve Ohioans Enrolled in Medicaid...read more >

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Founding

May 21, 2012

Pioneering Medical School Has Graduated its 120th Physician-Researcher...read more >

Growth Factor in Stem Cells May Spur Recovery From MS

May 20, 2012

Mechanistic Discovery Links Psoriasis to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

May 10, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS DEMONSTRATE CHRONIC SKIN INFLAMMATION PROMOTES DEVELOPMENT OF ATHEROTHROMBOSIS...read more >

Discovery of Earliest Life Forms’ Operation Promises New Therapies for Key Diseases

April 27, 2012

STUDY PUBLISHED IN SCIENCE OFFERS FUNDAMENTAL NEW INSIGHT INTO KEY BIOLOGY; NITRIC OXIDE IMPLICATED IN HEART DISEASE, CANCER, AND ALZHEIMER’S...read more >

Cleveland Researcher Receives Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award

April 19, 2012

NATIONAL AWARD CELEBRATES LANDMARK DISCOVERY IN GUT FLORA AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE...read more >

Breakthrough Discovery Unveils “Master Switches” in Colon Cancer

April 12, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE GENETICISTS PUBLISH GROUNDBREAKING STUDY IN SCIENCE...read more >

Genetic Regulator of Fat Metabolism and Muscle Fitness Discovered

April 9, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY ROLE OF KRUPPEL-LIKE FACTOR 15 IN FAT BURNING AND EXERCISE ENDURANCEE...read more >

Corneal Thickness Linked to Early Stage Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy

April 9, 2012

NATIONAL MULTI-CENTER STUDY SUGGESTS MONITORING IS NECESSARY FOR EARLY INTERVENTION...read more >

Researchers Develop First “Theranostic” Treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

March 7, 2012

STUDY WILL LEAD TO NEW APPROACHES IN THE TREATMENT OF PEDIATRIC CANCERS...read more >

From Mouse to Man: Circadian Nitrogen Balance Impacts Survival and Susceptibility to Common Diseases

March 6, 2012

First Breakdown of Public Health Data for Cleveland Neighborhoods

February 29, 2012

DATA BRIEFS FROM CASE WESTERN RESERVE DETAIL OBESITY, HYPERTENSION, AND DIABETES PREVALENCE...read more >

First and Only Study on Harmful Effects of Infants Prenatally Exposed to Ecstasy

February 28, 2012

INTERNATIONAL CASE WESTERN RESERVE-LED STUDY PUBLISHED IN NEUROTOXICOLOGY AND TERATOLOGY...read more >

Circadian Rhythms Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death, Study Finds

February 22, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY FIRST MOLECULAR EVIDENCE LINKING BODY CLOCK TO VULNERABILITY TO ABNORMAL HEART RHYTHMS...read more >

Drug Quickly Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

February 3, 2012

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS DISCOVER FDA-APPROVED DRUG RAPIDLY CLEARS AMYLOID FROM THE BRAIN AND REVERSES COGNITIVE DEFECTS...read more >

Emergency Departments’ Quality Evaluation Requires Hospital-wide Effort

January 31, 2012