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CWRU’s Jonathan Haines, PhD, secures $14.6 million grant to study Alzheimer’s disease across diverse populations

Jonathan Haines, PhD, with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will lead a national collaboration to expand big data genetic research into Alzheimer’s disease to include stronger representation from African-American and Hispanic...
5-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New research highlights why HIV-infected patients suffer higher rates of cancer than general population

AIDS patients suffer higher rates of cancer because they have fewer T-cells in their bodies to fight disease. But new research examines why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer—among the leading causes of death among that...
5-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Alleviate Schizophrenia Symptoms in New Mouse Models

In a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Lin Mei, MD, PhD, asked, does all the tinkering in young mice hamper their brain development, causing schizophrenia-like symptoms? Or, do their brain cells develop normally,...
30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Re-Programming the Body’s Energy Pathway Boosts Kidney Self-Repair

A team of researchers led by Jonathan Stamler, MD, of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, has discovered a pathway for enhancing the self-repair efforts of injured kidneys. The...
28-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

A breakthrough study published in Nature Communications has demonstrated, in animal models of chronic injury, that long-term, devastating effects of spinal cord trauma on breathing and limb function may be reversible. The new study describes a...
27-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Future of flight is now

Many experts agree the future of flight will rely on zero-emission and/or renewable energy technology. That is, aircraft will be propelled by ions—electrically charged molecules—that create thrust in their wake. But that future is already here.
26-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Patients discharged sooner in hospitals with highest use of electronic health records

Electronic health records (EHRs) produce savings for hospitals by reducing the average length of patient stays—but only in facilities meeting the highest federal standards for implementing the technology
26-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Big Data and Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Rong Xu, PhD, recently received a total of $5 million for two projects that will use big data methods for a comprehensive look at a range of factors that may inform the mechanism of Alzheimer’s and related dementia.
12-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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