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Archived News Releases

2013

Case Western Reserve Researchers Uncover Critical Interaction in Heart Drugs

December 30, 2013

Temple-led Study Could Lead to Development of New Therapies...read more >

Common Disorders: It’s Not the Genes Themselves, But How They Are Controlled

December 20, 2013

Case Western Reserve Identifies Multiple DNA Changes Cause Disease, Offering New Drug Targets...read more >

Beta-Carotene Beneficial for Tackling Vitamin A Deficiency

December 10, 2013

Journal of Biological Chemistry “Paper of the Week” Provides Insight into Vitamin Production ...read more >

Clevelanders: Lighting Up in a New Way

November 25, 2013

New Data Brief Shows Little Cigar Use Up in Young Adults...read more >

Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Launch Innovative Venture to Advance Analysis of Medical Data

November 21, 2013

Renowned Genetic Scientist to Lead Collaboration to Use Lessons from Big Data to Benefit Individual Patients, Broader Communities...read more >

Vivax Malaria May Be Evolving Around Natural Defense

November 15, 2013

Three Gene Mutations Appear to be Invasion Mechanisms...read more >

Brain Connectivity Can Predict Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes

November 1, 2013

Discovery from Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Researchers May Spare Patients from Disappointing Results...read more >

CWRU Alum Awarded 2013 Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer Award by Association of Fundraising Professionals

October 31, 2013

Macrophages Promote Nerve Regeneration in Peripheral Nerve Injury

October 28, 2013

Case Western Reserve Neuroscientist Identifies New Role for White Blood Cells...read more >

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Scientist Wins Prestigious NIH New Innovators Award

October 21, 2013

Grant Will Allow Exploration of New Methods Designed to Treat Cancer...read more >

National Sleep Research Resource Center to be Established

October 15, 2013

Center will advance sleep research by providing a comprehensive, easily accessible national data repository...read more >

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Wins Prestigious NCI Sponsored Provocative Questions Grant

October 14, 2013

The $1.9 Million Research Grant Will Allow Investigators to Detect Tumors in the Earliest Stages of Formation ...read more >

Internationally renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon coming to Cleveland

October 14, 2013

UH Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Recruit Mayo Clinic’s Soon Park, MD...read more >

Cleveland Institutions Receive NIH Grant for Regional Stroke Clinical Trials Coordinating Center

October 10, 2013

CWRU, UH, CC, MetroHealth, and VA to work together to move stroke research from ‘bench to bedside’ ...read more >

Recombinant Human Prion Protein Inhibits Prion Propagation

October 9, 2013

Case Western Reserve Researchers Discover New Avenue for Preventing and Treating Fatal Brain Disease...read more >

Non-specific and Specific RNA Binding Proteins Found to be Fundamentally Similar

October 8, 2013

Nature Study Shows Distinct Behavior of Proteins Reflects Common Biochemical Principles ...read more >

Case Western Reserve Named Part of $10.2 Million Innovation Alliance

October 1, 2013

Breakthrough Offers First Direct Measurement of Spinal Cord Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis

September 23, 2013

Real-time Imaging Technique Provides Essential Molecular Picture of Protective Nerve Sheath...read more >

African-American Study Identifies Four Common Genetic Variants Associated with Blood Pressure

September 10, 2013

Largest Study of Its Kind Finds Multiple Ethnicities Impacted by the Genetic Variations...read more >

Researchers Discover a New Pathway in Blood Vessel Inflammation and Disease

September 4, 2013

Case Western Reserve University Studies Establish Kruppel-like Factors as Master Regulators of Vascular Health...read more >

Boy Interrupted: Y-chromosome Mutations Reveal Precariousness of Male Development

September 2, 2013

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets Critical to Global Elimination of Filariasis

August 21, 2013

NEJM Study Finds Low-cost Tool Complements Existing Mass Drug Administration Strategy...read more >

Psoriasis Researcher Earns Third NIH Grant in One Year

August 16, 2013

Case Western Reserve Work Extends Understanding of Nervous System’s Role in Disease Progression...read more >

New Designer Compound Treats Heart Failure by Targeting Cell Nucleus

August 1, 2013

Cell Paper Highlights Entirely New Approach to Heart Protection, Addressing Major Unmet Need...read more >

Evolution of Diverse Sex-Determining Mechanisms in Mammals

July 29, 2013

Harvard expert in glaucoma Douglas Rhee, MD, named Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center

July 19, 2013

New Approach to Protecting Prion Protein from Altering Shape, Becoming Infectious

July 18, 2013

Important Step Toward Pharmacologic Development of Treatment for Fatal Brain Disorders...read more >

Tony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD, Named Chair of Genetics and Genome Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center

July 3, 2013

Distinguished genetics and neurologic disorder expert to lead fast-growing area...read more >

University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University Announce Licensing Agreement for the Development of Diagnostic Tests for HIV Drug Resistance

July 2, 2013

Bladder Function Restored in Animals with Severe Spinal Cord Injury

June 26, 2013

Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic Researchers Build Regeneration Bridge...read more >

First-Ever Therapeutic Offers Hope for Improving Blood Transfusions

June 25, 2013

Case Western Reserve Discovery Finds Nitric Oxide Repletion of Stored Blood Improves Post-Procedural Outcomes...read more >

Gene Offers an Athlete's Heart Without The Exercise

June 13, 2013

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HEXIM1 MAKES HEART HEALTHIER AND SUPPRESSES BREAST CANCER METASTASIS...read more >

Health Information Exchanges: Transforming Health in Ohio

June 5, 2013

STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, CASE WESTERN RESERVE JOIN TO STRENGTHEN ROLE OF “BIG DATA” IN PUBLIC HEALTH...read more >

New Multi-million Dollar Research Center Aims to Solve the Mystery of Premature Birth

May 25, 2013

March of Dimes, Leading Ohio Research Centers and Hospitals Launch New Collaboration to Understand and Prevent Prematurity...read more >

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Researchers Discover New Target for Personalized Cancer Therapy

May 2, 2013

Historic collaboration wins support to launch statewide clinical trials

May 1, 2013

Detecting Autism From Brain Activity

April 17, 2013

MEASURE OF BRAINS’ FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY AND BACKGROUND NOISE SHOWS SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES...read more >

Ordinary Skin Cells Morphed into Functional Brain Cells

April 14, 2013

SCIENTISTS AT CWRU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE DISCOVER NEW TECHNIQUE THAT HOLDS PROMISE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND CEREBRAL PALSY...read more >

Case Western Reserve Awarded $1.9M Grant for Psoriasis Research

April 4, 2013

GRANT TO SUPPORT INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE NEW TREATMENTS...read more >

New MRI method fingerprints tissues and diseases

March 14, 2013

AIMS FOR FAST AND AFFORDABLE SCANS, EARLY AND QUICK DIAGNOSES...read more >

Grant to Fund Efforts to Reduce Prevalence of Preterm Birth

March 8, 2013

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RESEARCHERS TACKLE GLOBAL HEALTH EPIDEMIC...read more >

New Form of Animal Communication Discovered

March 7, 2013

ONE OF THE MOST COMMONLY STUDIED ANIMALS MAY SHED LIGHT ON HOW THE BRAIN CONTROLS SOCIAL INTERACTIONS...read more >

Seven Genetic Risk Factors Found to be Associated with Common Eye Disorder

March 4, 2013

FUNDED BY NIH, REPORT REPRESENTS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF AMD GENETICS...read more >

Youth’s Addiction Recovery Predicted With AA-Related Helping Tool

February 27, 2013

"SERVICE TO OTHERS IN SOBRIETY (SOS)” QUESTIONNAIRE VALIDATED BY RESEARCHERS AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE...read more >

Discovery in HIV May Solve Efficiency Problems for Gene Therapy

February 14, 2013

CASE WESTERN RESERVE RESEARCHERS PINPOINT RNA ELEMENT MISSING FROM VIRAL VECTORS...read more >

Collaboration and Innovation Win Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Grant to Study Gastric Cancer

February 8, 2013

Researchers Discover Promising Prognostic Marker for Aggressive Breast Cancer

January 23, 2013

RESEARCH PUBLISHED IN SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE MAY LEAD TO NEW THERAPIES...read more >

After Decades of Research, Scientists Unlock How Insulin Interacts With Cells

January 9, 2013

DISCOVERY COULD LEAD TO DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR PEOPLE MANAGING DIABETES...read more >