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Archived News Releases

2017

Early MRI May Lower Costs for Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 17, 2017

Study finds MRI and MRI-guided biopsy cheaper long-term than standard ultrasound ...read more >

Prototype Drug Uses Novel Mechanism to treat lung cancers

May 15, 2017

CWRU’s Martin Basch receives prestigious Hartwell Foundation Award for research on congenital deafness

April 19, 2017

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy

April 11, 2017

Newly Discovered Chemical Reaction in Eye May Improve Vision

April 5, 2017

Researchers biochemically induce self-renewing mechanism to help retina sense light...read more >

Supercomputers Reveal How Cell Membranes Keep Cancer-Causing Proteins Turned Off

April 4, 2017

Researchers Pinpoint New Drug Target for Heart Failure Patients

April 4, 2017

Study finds single amino acid may be modulated to improve cardiac function...read more >

Case Western Reserve Named to New National Colorectal Cancer Dream Team

April 3, 2017

Also receives major grant from Stand Up to Cancer to “starve cancer cells to death”...read more >

Case Western Reserve Embarks on Innovative Path to Treat Infections of Drug-Resistant Superbugs such as MRSA without Antibiotics

March 31, 2017

School of Medicine’s Biochemistry Department Team, in Partnership with Q2 Pharma, to Develop Antivirulence Agents That Disarm Bacteria of Deadly Toxins...read more >

Stem Cells Help Explain Varied Genetics behind Rare Neurologic Disease

March 30, 2017

New study also provides drug screening platform for broad therapeutic development...read more >

Can Childhood Obesity be Prevented Before Conception?

March 29, 2017

First-ever Exercise, Nutrition Program Will Seek Answers by Focusing on Cleveland Mothers...read more >

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Analyzes Brain Tumor Data, Doubles Known Risk Factors for Glioma

March 29, 2017

Enormous meta-analysis unites 63 researchers across over 20 institutions...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Turn Urine into Research Tools

March 28, 2017

Breakthrough non-invasive technique generates stem cells to study Down syndrome...read more >

Students Find Their “Match”

March 17, 2017

Medical Students at Case Western Reserve University Match at Top Hospitals, Fill Primary Care Spots...read more >

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Is One of Top 25 Medical Schools in Nation, Says U.S. News & World Report

March 14, 2017

Named #1 Medical School in Ohio...read more >

First Cases of Deadly, Drug-Resistant Fungus Reported in US by CDC

March 13, 2017

Candida auris Expert Publishes First Systematic Study, Identifies Possible Rx...read more >

Novel Antibiotic Combination Therapy Overcomes Deadly Drug-Resistant Bacteria

March 9, 2017

Scientists Find Therapeutic Target for Diabetes-related Blindness

March 8, 2017

Study reveals single cell type and surface molecule sufficient to cause common complication...read more >

Newly Discovered DNA Enhancers Help Switch on Colorectal Cancer

March 7, 2017

Study finds recurrent changes in DNA activate genes, promote tumor growth...read more >

Cleveland Takes New Steps to Tackle “Superbugs”

March 2, 2017

Case Western Reserve and VA Team Up to Fight Drug-Resistant Infections...read more >

Cholesterol-Processing Enzyme Protects From Debilitating Brain Lesions

March 1, 2017

Study explains symptoms of a rare genetic disease and has implications for clinical trial...read more >

Antibiotic Resistance: A Burgeoning Problem for Kids Too

February 24, 2017

New National Study Suggests Communities Are Growing Source of Infection...read more >

Human Brain ‘Organoids’ Offer New Insight into Rare Developmental Disease

February 8, 2017

Study implicates neural stem cell defects in smooth brain syndrome...read more >

Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers Solve Mystery of Beguiling Protein

February 6, 2017

Immune cell receptor helps and harms depending on disease stage...read more >

Case Western Reserve Appoints Bernard Boulanger, MD, as Senior Associate Dean for The MetroHealth System

February 2, 2017

Will Oversee School of Medicine’s Teaching and Research Programs at MetroHealth System...read more >

When Sex Development Goes Awry: Is it a girl or a boy?

February 1, 2017

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers offer best practices to handle unusual cases...read more >

Can a Novel Combination of Treatments Help Eradicate HIV?

January 31, 2017

In First-Ever Study, Case School of Medicine Researchers to Pair Monoclonal Antibody with Body’s Own Killer-Cell Stimulator ...read more >

This Man is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of Motor Neuron Diseases and Dementias

January 23, 2017

Structure of Atypical Cancer Protein Paves Way for Drug Development

January 18, 2017

Blocking newly discovered binding sites may fight tumor spread...read more >

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Brian Grimberg Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

January 18, 2017

Will Conduct Research on Malaria-Detection Device and Teach in Peru...read more >

Direct Communication between Cell’s Surveillance and Protein Synthesizing Machinery Eliminates Genetic Errors

January 10, 2017

Study reveals new, tightly regulated protein partnerships...read more >

Case Western Reserve University Receives $2.5 Million Helmsley Grant for “Smart” Insulin Development

January 9, 2017

Funding to develop a novel class of glucose-responsive insulin analogs...read more >