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2017

Early MRI May Lower Costs for Prostate Cancer Treatment

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

May 17, 2017

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

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

April 5, 2017

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

April 4, 2017

Researchers Pinpoint New Drug Target for Heart Failure Patients

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

April 4, 2017

Case Western Reserve Named to New National Colorectal Cancer Dream Team

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

April 3, 2017

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

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

March 31, 2017

Stem Cells Help Explain Varied Genetics behind Rare Neurologic Disease

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

March 30, 2017

Can Childhood Obesity be Prevented Before Conception?

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

March 29, 2017

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

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

March 29, 2017

Case Western Reserve University Researchers Turn Urine into Research Tools

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

March 28, 2017

Students Find Their “Match”

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

March 17, 2017

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

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

March 14, 2017

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

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

March 13, 2017

Novel Antibiotic Combination Therapy Overcomes Deadly Drug-Resistant Bacteria

March 9, 2017

Scientists Find Therapeutic Target for Diabetes-related Blindness

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

March 8, 2017

Newly Discovered DNA Enhancers Help Switch on Colorectal Cancer

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

March 7, 2017

Cleveland Takes New Steps to Tackle “Superbugs”

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

March 2, 2017

Cholesterol-Processing Enzyme Protects From Debilitating Brain Lesions

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

March 1, 2017

Antibiotic Resistance: A Burgeoning Problem for Kids Too

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

February 24, 2017

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

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

February 8, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers Solve Mystery of Beguiling Protein

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

February 6, 2017

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

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

February 2, 2017

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

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

February 1, 2017

Can a Novel Combination of Treatments Help Eradicate HIV?

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

January 31, 2017

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

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

January 18, 2017

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

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

January 18, 2017

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

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

January 10, 2017

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

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

January 9, 2017