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Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators from other institutions, from the National Institutes of Health to conduct major studies on Alzheimer’s disease,...
14-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

CWRU School of Medicine Researcher Receives NIH Grants to Uncover Connection between Abnormal Embryonic Brain Development and Autism

One hypothesis for how autism develops is excessive neuron production in the prenatal period, leading to a transient but significant increase in brain size in the first few years of life in about one-quarter of children with the disease. But the...
13-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

CWRU School of Medicine’s Mark Griswold, PhD Elected 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Mark A. Griswold, PhD, a professor in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors 2017 Fellows Program, the highest professional distinction accorded to...
12-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Space Scientist, Geologist Farouk El-Baz to Receive 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize

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For his life’s work, Farouk El-Baz will receive the 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University during a ceremony and academic symposium Sept. 13-14.
11-Dec-2017 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Finding Long Strands of RNA in Skin Development and Disease

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered how unusually long pieces of RNA work in skin cells. The RNA pieces, called “long non-coding RNAs” or “lncRNAs,” help skin cells modulate connective tissue...
6-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

National Experts Map Out Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Research Agenda

Researchers at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, are focusing their efforts on adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer research. More than 50 leaders from top cancer research institutions...
5-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Infectious Prions in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Patient Skin

In a Science Translational Medicine study published today, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers found that CJD patients also harbor infectious prions in their skin, albeit at lower levels. In the study, the researchers...
22-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Computer Program Finds New Uses for Old Drugs

Researchers at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have developed a computer program to find new indications for old drugs. The computer program, called DrugPredict, matches existing data about...
16-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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