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Case Western Reserve Scientists Identify Proteins Likely to Trigger Psoriasis

Case Western Reserve scientists have taken a leap toward identifying root causes of psoriasis. Of the roughly 50,000 proteins in the human body, researchers have zeroed in on four likely contributors to this inflammatory skin condition. The findings...
21-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

In the Mood to Trade? Weather May Influence Institutional Investors’ Stock Decisions

Weather changes may affect how institutional investors decide on stock plays, according to a new study by a team of finance researchers. Their findings suggest sunny skies put professional investors more in a mood to buy, while cloudy conditions...
15-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Coenzyme A Plays Leading Role in Nitric Oxide Function So Essential to Cell Metabolism

Case Western Reserve and University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center researchers and physicians have discovered that the molecule known as coenzyme A plays a key role in cell metabolism by regulating the actions of nitric oxide. Their findings...
14-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Researchers Identify New Gene Mutations Linked to Colorectal Cancer in African American Patients

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified new gene mutations unique to colon cancers in African Americans – the population with the highest incidence and death rates of any group for this disease.
11-Jan-2015 7:00 PM EST

Former Soviet Citizens Use Corruption as a Last Resort, CWRU Political Scientist Details in New Book

It's neither greed nor personal gain, necessarily, but desperation, concludes Kelly McMann, a political scientist at Case Western Reserve University and author of the recently released book, Corruption as a Last Resort: Adapting to the Market in...
8-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

CWRU Students Engineering Phone Charger for World’s Needy

A pair of Case Western Reserve University engineering students are field-testing their foot-powered cell phone charger in rural villages of the Kingdom of Lesotho. The sophomores hope to sell chargers, which use ratchet mechanics, at $5 or less.
7-Jan-2015 10:20 AM EST

Cancer Treatment Potential Discovered in Gene Repair Mechanism

Case Western Reserve researchers have identified a two-pronged therapeutic approach that shows great potential for weakening and then defeating cancer cells. The team’s complex mix of genetic and biochemical experiments unearthed a way to increase...
30-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Case Western Reserve to Lead $27.3 Million Federal Grant for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Case Western Reserve is one of two universities in the country selected to lead a $27.3 million international effort to identify the causes of a mysterious and deadly phenomenon that strikes people with epilepsy without warning.
8-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

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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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