Researchers discover heart attack gene, MRP-14, triggers blood clot formation

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14

Deadline extended to provide feedback to shape next master plan

Campus Aerial view CWRU

Faculty, staff and students just got seven more days to have their say about the future of Case Western Reserve’s campus. University officials announced today that they have extended the deadline to complete an online

Social work students join medical, nursing school peers to provide service at Student-Run Free Clinic

free clinic

In addition to medical attention for acute illnesses, Northeast Ohio residents can now turn to Case Western Reserve University’s Student-Run Free Clinic (SRFC) for social work services. In a broad cross-disciplinary approach that stresses coordination

Student, faculty projects to be featured at Research ShowCASE 2014

ShowCASE

Clevelanders could have used a robotic snow-mower—especially this winter. That and other student-faculty innovations will be demonstrated at Research ShowCASE 2014, a day where nearly 600 Case Western Reserve University researchers, scientists and scholars come

Study in ”Nature Immunology” finds novel population of white blood cells

white and red blood cells on red background

Interleukin 17 producing and responding neutrophils exhibit enhanced microbial killing activity Case Western Reserve University researchers have discovered a novel population of neutrophils, which are the body’s infection control workhorses. These cells have an enhanced

5 questions with…MOOC leader, Weatherhead School faculty member Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg CWRU

One hundred years ago, Cleveland was the center of the start-up world, led in part by the presence of moguls such as John D. Rockefeller. By the early 2000s, the tables had turned—dramatically—as the

Milton and Tamar Maltz announce $30 million commitment to landmark performing arts project

Milton and Tamar Maltz

Commitment more than doubles initial contribution to allow 145,000-square-foot project to proceed National broadcast pioneer Milton Maltz and his wife, Tamar, last night announced that new commitments from the Maltz Family Foundation of the Jewish

Approaching income-tax deadline, filing may be especially confusing for same-sex married couples

taxes

Case Western Reserve University tax law expert Leon Gabinet monitors how the IRS has provided some needed clarity in a changing scenario The days leading up to the April 15 tax filing deadline could be

CWRU Shield smartphone app aims to encourage safe behaviors, speed emergency response time

Shield

Free Android and iPhone app to use Indoor Positioning System technology to help safety teams find emergencies within buildings As part of ongoing efforts to enhance campus safety, Case Western Reserve’s Police and Security Services

Celebrate real-life superheroes at this weekend’s Relay For Life

Relay For Life

Last weekend, Marvel’s Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier hit the big screen, featuring superheroes battling adversity with Cleveland as their backdrop. This weekend, the Case Western Reserve University community can see real-life heroes: