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Senior Patients Treated in Van Equipped as Dentist’s Office


Students and faculty at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine are treating Cleveland-area seniors in a dentist’s office on wheels—a 38-foot van, in fact, renovated to provide full-service oral care.
24-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stem Cell Treatment Mediates Harmful Immune Response Following Spinal Cord Injury in Pre-Clinical Trials


Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have demonstrated in lab animals that a family of therapeutic stem cells lessen consequences of a damaging immune response and preserve function that would otherwise be lost. Their...
23-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

CWRU Weatherhead School of Management to Conduct Master of Science in Management-Healthcare Classes at Global Center for Health Innovation

Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management’s Master of Science in Management-Healthcare (MSM-Healthcare) program is branching out into the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland. Two MSM-Healthcare...
11-Nov-2015 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Without Fatigue? Nursing Researcher Seeks Answers to Common Side Effect


To treat—and ultimately prevent—cancer-related fatigue, Case Western Reserve University cancer researcher Chao-Pin Hsiao will develop and test a novel mechanism of mitochondrial bioenergetics and radiation-induced fatigue using molecular-genetic...
10-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dr. Jackson T. Wright Jr. Honored for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease among African Americans


Dr. Jackson T. Wright Jr., received the American Heart Association’s 2015 Clinical Research Prize Sunday for groundbreaking clinical research into addressing hypertension not only among the general population, but also in understanding and...
9-Nov-2015 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Protein Movement of Hair Bundles in the Inner Ear May Preserve Hearing for Life


Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered that movement of protein within hair cells of the inner ear shows signs of renewal mechanism. The investigator’s findings will be the cover paper in the Nov. 17...
6-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Web App Helps Women Assess and Improve Health Long Before Pregnancy

Women need to maintain good health years before they become pregnant. After all, healthy women are most likely to give birth to healthy babies. A web-based app,, can now help women gauge the level of their health for their own...
29-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU Biologists Find Keys to Driving a Cockroach

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have identified neurons in a cockroach’s brain that control whether the insect walks slow or fast, turns right or left or downshifts to climb. Selectively stimulating these same neurons alters...
22-Oct-2015 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Has Chicago’s $3.2 Billion Public Housing Makeover Successfully Re-Integrated the Poor? New Research Says No


A $3.2 billion (and counting) transformation of Chicago’s notorious high-rise public housing has dramatically changed the urban landscape there, attracting affluent residents to segregated areas and catalyzing revitalization in long-marginalized...
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

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

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