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Case Western Reserve University researchers to examine how COVID-19 ravaged America’s nursing homes

Within a few months, federal officials reported that one of every five nursing homes had experienced a death from the novel coronavirus. Not long after, several media outlets published independent analysis finding that an estimated 40% of the...
25-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interdisciplinary team wins grant to speed oral cancer testing

Mouth lesions are among the main early indicators of oral cancer, but determining whether a sore is actually malignant typically involves painful, costly biopsies. Case Western Reserve researchers think they have a better idea—and the National...
25-Sep-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global first in mixed-reality education during COVID-19 pandemic

The developers of Case Western Reserve University’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software for the Microsoft HoloLens knew they were likely achieving a global first this Spring when they quickly pivoted to the first-ever, all-remote anatomy...
18-Sep-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Research into Differences in Glioblastoma between Males and Females

A team led by researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute has secured $10.4 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute to explore at...
17-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New study: Hydroxychloroquine ineffective as a preventive antiviral against COVID-19

esearchers at Case Western Reserve University have added to the growing body of understanding about how hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is not a possible defense against COVID-19. Specifically, they found that HCQ is not effective in preventing COVID-19...
17-Aug-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Army commits up to $11 million for polymer research

A new five-year agreement awards $5.4 million (with the potential for up to $11 million) to a team led by Case Western Reserve, and includes a subcontract to PolymerPlus LLC, a Cleveland-based polymeric development company founded at the university...
13-Aug-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Correlations identified between insurance coverage and states’ voting patterns

Cleveland – Researchers at Case Western Reserve University reviewed national data from the U.S. Census Bureau and found associations between states’ voting patterns in the 2016 presidential elections and decreases in the number of adults 18 to...
14-Jul-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New $3.7M grant to support research exploring mysterious link between cancer, HIV/AIDS

Research has found that those living with HIV have a higher risk for certain kinds of cancers—such as lung cancer. Now, with a new five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, researchers from Case Western Reserve University...
8-Jul-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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