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Novel Algorithm Identifies DNA Copy-Number Landscapes in African American Colon Cancers

The algorithm ENVE could be the Google for genetic aberrations — and it comes from Case Western Reserve. The findings about the algorithm that distinguishes “noise” from real evidence, as well as some genetic characteristics of colon cancer in...
23-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Case Western Reserve to Lead Multi-Institutional ‘Big Data’ Project

Case Western Reserve is one of three institutions to win federal ‘big data’ grants for developing ways to ensure the integrity and comparability of the reams of U.S. health care information. If successful, the work could lead to insights leading...
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Key Protein Controls Nutrient Availability in Mammals

Case Western Reserve researchers have found a new benefit of Kruppel-like Factor 15 (KLF15) — keeping the body in metabolic balance. The findings of the discovery, which appeared last month in the journal Nature Communications, highlight how KLF15...
14-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Case Western Reserve University Signs Option Agreement with Wholesome Wave to Launch FM Tracks App

FM Tracks, a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs, launches Monday, July 13. The new technology, created to simplify the collection and...
9-Jul-2015 5:00 PM EDT

3D Views Reveal Intricacies in Intestines That Could Lead to Discoveries for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A technology whose roots date to the 1800s has the potential to offer an extraordinary new advantage to modern-day medicine. In findings published this month in Nature Communications, Case Western Reserve scientists detail how stereomicroscopy can...
8-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

An Alert for Parents— CWRU Nursing School Researcher Raises Awareness of Flame-Retardant Dangers in Household Products

Parents might be surprised to learn their cellphones, living room sofas, baby carriers, bouncy baby chairs and even some pizza boxes may contain chemicals harmful to young children, according to Case Western Reserve University nursing school...
1-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

New Drug Stimulates Tissue Regeneration, Catalyzing Faster Regrowth and Healing of Damaged Tissues

In a study published in Science June 12, Case Western Reserve and University of Texas-Southwestern researchers detail how a new drug repaired damage to the colon, liver and bone marrow in animal models — even saving mice who otherwise would have...
9-Jun-2015 5:00 PM EDT

National Eye Institute Awards Case Western Reserve Up to $3.3 Million to Develop Two-Photon Ophthalmoscope

Imagine an instrument that peers deep inside the eye and sees how well the retina’s cells function. The technology would enhance greatly the early detection of eye and other disease. NEI has invested up to $3.3 million to support Case Western...
21-May-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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Law Professor’s New Book Offers Wide-Ranging Tips on Aging and Caring for Elderly Loved Ones

A new book by Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Sharona Hoffman details how people can make sure elderly parents or other relatives get the care they need to maintain fulfilling lifestyles and social ties. It’s also a book...
28-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Hard Decisions by Angelina Jolie and Other Women

24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Global Health Expert Urges Action to Eradicate Tropical Disease Known as Yaws

Half a century ago, a concentrated global effort nearly wiped a disfiguring tropical disease from the face of the earth. Now, says Case Western Reserve’s James W. Kazura, MD, it’s time to complete the work.
19-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve University Expert on the Middle East: Pete W. Moore

10-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Economics Assistant Professor From Ukraine Can Discuss Political/Economic Tensions in His Homeland

3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

CWRU Law Professor Helps Plan Tribunal to Prosecute Perpetrators of Atrocities in Syria

A Blue Ribbon panel of former international tribunal prosecutors, international tribunal judges and leading academics, led by Case Western Reserve University Law Professor Michael Scharf and David Crane, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court...
26-Sep-2013 4:00 PM EDT

CWRU Law Professor Michael Scharf Is Available to to Journalists Concerning International Law and the Situation in Syria

29-Aug-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Superman: CWRU’s Ricca Tells Creators’ Story

The very people Superman could not save were his own creators—Jerry Siegel, the writer, and Joe Shuster, the comic artist.
17-Jun-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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