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HoloAnatomy goes remote, learning goes on during pandemic

For the first time, instead of working together on campus, all 185 first-year students from Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine are using Microsoft HoloLens and the university’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software,...
6-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reaching toward a cure for sickle cell disease

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has awarded Case Western Reserve University up to $3.7 million to assess emerging genome-editing based therapies being tested for curing sickle cell disease (SCD) at leading U.S research...
2-Apr-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemist aims at COVID-19 following success with related virus

A team of scientists, including Case Western Reserve University chemistry Professor Blanton Tolbert and his research lab, are conducting the underlying research to develop an antiviral to slow the spread of novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
30-Mar-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CWRU to award 2020 Inamori Ethics Prize to Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will award Judge Silvia Alejandra Fernández de Gurmendi.
18-Mar-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Government should step in to curb physician burnout, Case Western Reserve University researcher says

Physician burnout is a growing concern within the profession, but it’s also a public-health. Now, in new published research, a Case Western Reserve University law professor insists that government—not just the medical profession—needs to step...
11-Mar-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Layoffs lead to more violent crime: study

Displaced workers experienced a 20% increase in criminal charges the year after being laid off
11-Mar-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University research finds high rates of trauma exposure, PTSD symptoms for those in drug court

Nearly 94% of defendants in Cuyahoga County drug court have been exposed to trauma and many suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new Case Western Reserve University study.
10-Mar-2020 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists successfully test new way to deliver gene therapy

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University, funded in part through a Gund-Harrington Scholar grant at University Hospitals in Cleveland, have used used chemically modified lipids—instead of the viruses most commonly used as carriers— to...
27-Feb-2020 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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