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Researchers Characterize a Protein Mutation That Alters Tissue Development in Males Before Birth

Case Western Reserve researchers have identified a protein mutation that alters specific gender-related tissue in males before birth and can contribute to cancer and other less life-threatening challenges. The findings appear in the November 21...
19-Nov-2014 6:00 PM EST

Laboratory Breakthrough Offers Promise for Spinal Cord Injury Patients to Breathe on Their Own Again

Case Western Reserve researchers have developed a procedure that restores function to muscles that control breathing – even when they have been paralyzed for more than a year. The breakthrough offers hope that patients with severe spinal cord...
17-Nov-2014 5:00 PM EST

Case Western Reserve Malaria Expert Named One of 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2014

Case Western Reserve malaria specialist Brian T. Grimberg, PhD, is among Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 being honored this evening in Washington, DC. He developed the scientific concept behind a portable, hand-held...
17-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Law Research Article Paints Dismal Picture for Litigation Against Greenhouse Gas Emitters

The article, “Pleading Patterns and the Role of Litigation as a Driver of Federal Climate Change Legislation,” by Juscelino F. Colares, with a statistical assist from Kosta Ristovski, is based on an analysis of 178 federal and state lawsuits and...
4-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of Greater Cleveland Collaborate for $13 Million in Public Health Grants

The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is a key player in nearly $13.32 million in federal grants awarded to improve community health in Northeast Ohio. CDC renewed the...
31-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

CWRU Film Scholar Publishes Handy "Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films"


Students and moviegoers may find a helpful resource in a new pocket-sized guide to better understanding and interpreting film.
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Delivering a One-Two Punch: New Drug Combination Shows Promise as Powerful Treatment for Breast Cancer

The uncontrolled growth of cancer cells arises from their ability to hijack the cell’s normal growth program and checkpoints. After therapy, a second cancer-signaling pathway will open after the primary one shuts down. The answer, say Case Western...
27-Oct-2014 1:35 PM EDT

Inside Prison: CWRU Begun Center Researcher Studies Inmate-Officer Relationships in Maintaining Safety and Security

Case Western Reserve University mental health researcher Joseph Galanek spent a cumulative nine months in an Oregon maximum-security prison to learn first-hand how the prison manages inmates with mental illness
27-Oct-2014 9:35 AM EDT

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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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