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Breakthrough Provides New Hope for More Effective Treatments for Patients with HER2 + Breast Cancer

Ahmad M. Khalil, PhD, and his team identified parts of the body that rev up one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, HER2+. Their findings appear this month in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment about the 38 genes and molecules that most...
24-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

CWRU Researcher Awarded $500,000 NSF Career Grant

A Case Western Reserve University researcher has won a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to combine antibodies and the tobacco mosaic virus into create tiny sensors capable of detecting insecticides in Lake Erie or determining subtypes of...
22-Apr-2015 10:40 AM EDT

Alana Foundation to Fund Case Western Reserve-MIT Research in Identifying Drugs to Treat Down Syndrome

Thanks to the Alana Foundation, Down syndrome researcher Alberto Costa, MD, PhD, has taken another step toward making Northeast Ohio a leader in exploring potential treatments for the genetic condition. Case Western Reserve has received $1.7 million...
22-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

CWRU’s Inamori International Center Selects Celebrated Philosopher and Groundbreaking Scholar Martha Nussbaum for 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize


Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center selects celebrated philosopher and groundbreaking scholar Martha Nussbaum for its 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize.
22-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Drugs Stimulate Body’s Own Stem Cells to Replace the Brain Cells Lost in Multiple Sclerosis


Led by Case Western Reserve researchers, a multi-institutional team identified two topical drugs (miconazole and clobetasol) capable of stimulating regeneration of damaged brain cells and reversing paralysis in animal models of MS. The results...
20-Apr-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Connection Between Social Anxiety and Drug Use Offers Opportunities for More Effective Treatments

A team led by Case Western Reserve researchers has identified a promising approach to lowering relapse rates among youths addicted to illegal drugs or alcohol. These findings were posted online this month in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and...
14-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Molecular and Functional Basis Established for Nitric Oxide Joining Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Respiratory Cycle

Professor Jonathan Stamler’s latest findings regarding nitric oxide have the potential to reshape fundamentally the way we think about the respiratory system – and offer new avenues to save lives. His findings were recently published online in...
10-Apr-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Case Western Reserve to Lead International Research on Resistance to Infection with Bacteria Causing Tuberculosis

After discovering a group of people resistant to tuberculosis infection, Case Western Reserve researchers are leading an international team dedicated to understanding how they fight off a disease that claims 1.5 million lives each year. The team’s...
3-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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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

War-Crime Expert Assists in "Killing Fields" Trials in Cambodia

In just a few months, five leaders of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime will go on trial before the U.N.-established war crimes Tribunal in Cambodia (known as the ECCC). Case Western Reserve University School of Law's globe-trotting professor...
22-Dec-2008 10:45 AM EST

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