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2014

Cancer Treatment Potential Discovered in Gene Repair Mechanism

December 30, 2014

Protein UbcH7 Regulates Action of 53BP1 Gene Repair Route Where Cancer Cells Are Met with Fatal Inhospitality...read more >

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals AIDS Clinical Trials Unit Launches Outreach to Enlist More Women in Clinical Trials

December 16, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientists Find Key to Vitamin A Metabolism

December 10, 2014

Enzymatic Activity Essential for Vision May Provide Target for Drug Transport...read more >

Case Western Reserve to Lead $27.3 Million Federal Grant for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

December 8, 2014

SUDEP Center Without Walls to Incorporate Basic and Clinical Science Expertise of Eight US Epilepsy Centers and One UK Epilepsy Center...read more >

Peptide Shows Great Promise for Treating Spinal Cord Injury

December 3, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientists Design Intracellular Sigma Peptide (ISP) to Promote Functional Recovery Following Spinal Cord Injury...read more >

Researchers Characterize a Protein Mutation that Alters Tissue Development in Males Before Birth

November 19, 2014

Article Containing Findings Named Paper of the Week by Journal of Biological Chemistry...read more >

Laboratory Breakthrough Offers Promise for Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Breathe on Their Own Again

November 17, 2014

Case Western Reserve Researcher Presents Findings that Could Free Patients from Ventilators – Even Years after Injury...read more >

Case Western Reserve Malaria Expert Named One of 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2014

November 17, 2014

Brian T. Grimberg, PhD, to Receive Honor for Malaria Detection Device Invention...read more >

Partnership Pays: Collaboration Among Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, and YMCA of Greater Cleveland Catalyzes More Than $13 Million in Public Health Grants

October 31, 2014

Medical School’s Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) Wins Grant Renewal; Government and Nonprofits Secure Awards to Promote Healthy Eating and Exercise in Select Neighborhoods...read more >

Delivering a One-Two Punch: New Drug Combination Shows Promise as Powerful Treatment for Breast Cancer

October 27, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientists Lead Study Documenting that Two Approved FDA Drugs Disrupt Signaling that Drives Breast Tumor Growth...read more >

New Compounds Reduce Debilitating Inflammation

October 24, 2014

Case Western Reserve Professor’s Research Could Pave Way to More Effective Drugs for Inflammation...read more >

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean, Department Chair Elected to Prestigious Institute of Medicine

October 21, 2014

Dean Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD, and Department of Physiology and Biophysics Chair Walter Boron, MD, PhD, Honored for Extraordinary Discoveries within Their Respective Fields...read more >

Ebola Special Lecture: Tropical Virus Expert to Give Balanced, Comprehensive View of Developing Epidemic

October 13, 2014

Center for Global Health and Diseases and Infectious Disease and Immunology Institute Host Lecture Open to Public...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Visible at Celebration for Discovery of Cystic Fibrosis Gene

October 8, 2014

Faculty and Clinicians among Those to Reflect on CFTR Gene Discovery 25 years Ago and on Current Treatment Advances...read more >

Case Western Reserve Scientist Captures Prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

October 6, 2014

Grant Will Seek to Open New Path to Drug Discovery by Automating Identification of All Effects for Many Drugs Currently on the Market...read more >

Case Western Reserve University on Track to Become No. 1 Synchrotron Lab in World

September 23, 2014

Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences to Assemble Cutting-Edge New Beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY...read more >

Curcumin, Special Peptides Boost Cancer-Blocking PIAS3 to Neutralize Cancer-Activating STAT3 in Mesothelioma

September 18, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientist Helps Lead Study on Potential Treatment Approaches That Could Extend Life of Mesothelioma Patients...read more >

Leaky Gut — A Source of Non-AIDS Complications in HIV-Positive Patients

September 3, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientists Discover Intestinal Weakness That May Set Destructive, Inflammatory Processes in Motion...read more >

Protective Hinge Process Enables Insulin to Bind to Cells

August 4, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientist Helps Lead Study that Will Enhance Insulin Products and Improve Blood Sugar Control...read more >

Neighborhood Connections brings a 12-foot teepee to Wade Oval Wednesday July 30

July 29, 2014

Cuyahoga County High School Students Smoking at the Same Rate as Adults

July 24, 2014

CWRU’s Prevention Research Center Survey Data Finds Cigars and Hookah Prevail with Teens...read more >

International Research Team Discovers Genetic Dysfunction Connected to Hydrocephalus

July 17, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientist Helps Lead Study that Links ‘Dishevelled’ Genes to Disruptions in Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in Animal Models...read more >

Bacteria Hijack Plentiful Iron Supply Source to Flourish

July 9, 2014

Case Western Reserve Discovery Could Lead to New Ways of Treating Bacterial Infection...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Researchers and Collaborators Receive $12.6 Million NIH Grant to Study Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease

July 7, 2014

Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Announce Collaborative Fundraising Initiative for Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

June 30, 2014

Announcement comes as Char and Chuck Fowler make third major gift to help defeat the disease, inspiring an anonymous donor to commit $5 million as well...read more >

Synthetic Triterpenoids Show Promise in Preventing Colitis-Associated Colon Cancer

June 24, 2014

Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Dartmouth Show the Small Antioxidant Molecules Suppress Colon Cancer Onset...read more >

Long Non-coding RNAs Can Encode Proteins After All

June 23, 2014

Case Western Reserve Investigators Discover Novel Cellular Genes by Uncovering Uncharacterized RNAs that Encode Proteins...read more >

Family of Proteins Plays Key Role in Cellular Pump Dynamics

June 22, 2014

Case Western Reserve Scientists Pinpoint Channeling of Cell’s Energy Flow in Moving Metal Ions...read more >

Cancer Drug Boosts Levels of Vascular-Protective Gene, KLF2

June 13, 2014

Case Western Reserve Medical Researchers Show Bortezomib (Velcade) Prevents Blood Clot Formation...read more >

Stem Cells Hold Keys to Body’s Plan

June 5, 2014

Case Western Reserve University Research Team Discovers ‘Seeds’ of Stem Cells’ Development...read more >

FDA Approves Many Drugs that Predictably Increase Heart and Stroke Risk

May 27, 2014

Case Western Reserve Physician Calls on FDA to Address Hidden Risk...read more >

Dr. Neal Meropol Honored as American Society of Clinical Oncology Fellow

May 16, 2014

An ASCO Member Since 1993, the Hematology and Oncology Chief at Case Western Reserve University and UH Case Medical Center Serves on ASCO Board of Directors...read more >

Physician Practice Facilitation Ensures Key Medical Care Reaches Children

May 5, 2014

Case Western Reserve/UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Discovery Could Lead to Improved Preventive Medical Care Delivery Processes...read more >

Investigators Discover How Key Protein Enhances Memory and Learning

May 2, 2014

Case Western Reserve Finding Could Pave Way to Cognitive Disease Therapies...read more >

$2.3M Study to Examine How Neighborhoods Influence Child Maltreatment Rates

April 28, 2014

Case Western Reserve University to Assess Conditions, Social Services, and Reporting Processes...read more >

Study Shows Aspirin Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risks for Those with Specific Gene

April 23, 2014

Heart Attack Gene, MRP-14, Triggers Blood Clot Formation

April 2, 2014

Discovery Could Lead to More Effective Therapies to Prevent Heart Attacks...read more >

Nature Immunology Study Finds Novel Population of Neutrophils

March 24, 2014

Interleukin 17 Producing and Responding Neutrophils Exhibit Enhanced Microbial Killing Activity...read more >

Microorganism Shows Promise in Inhibiting Thrush

March 13, 2014

Case Western Reserve and UH Case Medical Center Discovery Could Stop Other Dangerous Systemic Fungal Infections...read more >

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Researchers Discover Pathway of Protein that Helps Cancer Cells Survive

February 13, 2014

Discovery could lead to better treatment outcomes...read more >

Nationally Recognized Expert in Healthcare Curriculum Named Vice Dean for Medical Education

February 3, 2014

Study Shows Autistic Brains Create More Information at Rest

January 31, 2014

Possible Explanation for “Withdrawal Into Self,” A Characteristic of the Disorder...read more >

Davis To Chair Scientific Society’s Medical Sciences Section

January 31, 2014

CWRU School of Medicine Dean Wins Three-Year Term With American Association for the Advancement Of Science...read more >

Case Western Reserve Wins $12.7 Million for AIDS Research and Clinical Trials

January 22, 2014

Top HIV Research Group Expects Additional $9M Over the Course of Award...read more >

Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Team Discovers Key Mechanisms to Inhibit Triple Negative Breast Cancers

January 16, 2014

Findings Could Lead to Life-Saving Treatments to Fight Tumor Metastasis ...read more >

Breakthrough in Understanding the Secret Life of Prion Molecules

January 16, 2014

JCI Study Attributes Long Latency to Protective Cellular Response...read more >

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Grants $625,000 to Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

January 14, 2014

Phase I/II Trials Collaborative for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults at Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital...read more >

Nature Study Discovers Chromosome Therapy to Correct a Severe Chromosome Defect

January 12, 2014

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Reprogramming Offers Potential to Correct Abnormal Chromosomes...read more >

Researchers at Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Discover Ovarian Cancer Biomarker

January 8, 2014

MicroRNA predicts treatment response...read more >