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New Method Isolates Immune Cells for Researchers to Study How They Ward Off Oral Diseases

Case Western Reserve University dental researchers have found a less invasive way to extract single rare immune cells from the mouth to study how the mouth’s natural defenses ward off infection and inflammation.
4/15/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Links Boardroom Team Dynamics with Profitability

A board of directors can better accomplish a company's goals when the members function well as a team, according to a management researcher who studied what makes boards effective and good for the bottom line. Solange Charas, a PhD from Case Western...
4/14/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Association of University Technology Managers and Case Western Reserve University to Present Inaugural Industry Partnering Forum

Technology managers at companies and research institutions get a chance to express their visions for medical imaging when the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) brings its inaugural partnering forum to Cleveland in collaboration...
4/7/2014 5:00 PM EDT

Heart Attack Gene, MRP-14, Triggers Blood Clot Formation


Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing...
3/26/2014 4:00 PM EDT

New CWRU Study to Focus on Understanding Challenges of Transgender Children and Their Parents

Amy Przeworski, assistant professor of psychology at Case Western Reserve University, and graduate student Jennifer Birnkrant will lead an online study that captures the experiences of transgender and gender variant children and their parents.
3/20/2014 3:00 PM EDT

The Family “Taxi” Might Be the Ideal Place to Develop a Child’s Interest in Music

Case Western Reserve University music educator Lisa Huisman Koops realized during the daily 20-minute commute to her daughter’s preschool that the family vehicle might be an ideal—and overlooked—place to develop a child’s awareness and...
3/19/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Microorganism Shows Promise in Inhibiting Thrush

Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have discovered how the beneficial fungal yeast, Pichia, holds at bay a harmful fungal yeast, Candida. The hope for this finding is that components in...
3/11/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Video Conferencing Allows Near and Far Caregivers to Help Loved Ones

Of an estimated 65 million Americans who provide some type of care to an ill family member, about 7 million live at least an hour from the relative they’re caring for. The issue, then, is how to get these “distance caregivers” in the room when...
3/10/2014 8:00 AM EDT

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

3/3/2014 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...
9/26/2013 4:00 PM EDT

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

8/29/2013 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.
6/17/2013 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...
12/22/2008 10:45 AM EST

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