Begun Center chosen to evaluate Ohio’s pilot addiction treatment program

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has tapped the expertise of Case Western Reserve University’s Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School

Weatherhead School study links boardroom team dynamics with profitability


Case Western Reserve University management researcher finds corporate finances reflect how well board members play as a team A board of directors can better accomplish a company’s goals when the members function well as a

Neuroscientist clinches prized Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

Roberto Galan CWRU

When Roberto Fernández Galán, assistant professor of neuroscience, proposed investigating how neuronal activity in brain circuits relate to autism, The Hartwell Foundation supported the idea. Galán recently received a 2013 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research

CWRU names Yale’s Amy Backus athletic director

Amy Backus CWRU

When Amy Backus starred on the basketball team at Ohio’s Vermilion High School in the 1970s, no college came courting her for scholarships. Congress had just passed Title IX, and the country was still

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

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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


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

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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