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Preventing “Cell Wall Remodeling” May Hold Key to Defeating Intransigent Super Bugs in Cystic Fibrosis, Other Diseases

With a $3.34M grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is conducting research that could help physicians better understand how...
18-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Discovering a new form of communication in the brain

'Ephaptic Coupling' only sounds like a Valentines' Day science story. Actually, it's the description of a 4th and newly discovered form of communication in the brain.
14-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Case Western Reserve Researcher Awarded $1.3 Million to Develop Decision-Making Tool for Treating Intimate Partner Violence

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Gunnur Karakurt, PhD has been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify effective treatments for intimate partner violence (IPV), and to develop...
13-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Blood Cells Could Hold Master Clock Behind Aging

Blood cells could hold the key to aging, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In a study published in Aging Cell, researchers found human blood cells have an intrinsic clock that remains steady even...
7-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Develop New Approach for Vanquishing Superbugs

A scientific team from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic has developed a new way to identify second-line antibiotics that may be effective in killing germs already resistant to a first-line antibiotic –...
30-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Skin Test Detects Prion Infection Before Symptoms Appear

Prions can infect both humans and animals, causing Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in humans, mad cow disease in cattle, and chronic wasting disease in elk and deer. The infectious, misfolded protein particles often go undetected as they destroy...
22-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Lightning in a bottle

A pair of researchers at Case Western Reserve University—one an expert in electro-chemical synthesis, the other in applications of plasmas—have come up with a new way to create ammonia from nitrogen and water at low temperature and low pressure....
14-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Beyond Flint: Cleveland kids poisoned three times worse

Studies: Elevated blood lead level in early childhood associated with increased risk of academic problems in school-aged children
9-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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