CWRU joins inaugural social entrepreneurship business competition for Tibet

tibetan innovation challenge logo

To broaden students’ entrepreneurial opportunities and help others around the world, Case Western Reserve is one of six universities to join the inaugural Tibetan Innovation Challenge, a social entrepreneurship business plan contest that aims

5 questions with…professor, Research ShowCASE board chair Pete Zimmerman

Pete Zimmerman

Pete Zimmerman knows first-hand the value of research and impact it can have on the world. Throughout his career, the professor of international health, biology and genetics has worked toward the prevention of malaria

Anti-diabetic drug metformin, Vitamin D3 show promise in preventing colorectal cancer


Case Western Reserve scientists collaborate with China’s Lanzhou University investigators in exploring the dual-compound strategy The concept was simple: If two compounds each individually show promise in preventing colon cancer, surely it’s worth trying the

Cleveland Clinic, Weatherhead School of Management offer new joint executive MBA program in health care

Peter B. Lewis Building CWRU Weatherhead School of Management

Building on the core strengths of each, Cleveland Clinic and the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University are collaborating on a new health care-focused executive master of business administration (EMBA) degree

Discontinuing statin therapy for patients with life-limiting illnesses is found safe and beneficial

Maryjo Prince-Paul

Maryjo Prince-Paul, an assistant professor of nursing from Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and other researchers in palliative care can now answer questions from patients with terminal illnesses about

HIV patients may soon be prescribed home exercise to help ward off chronic illnesses

Allison Webel

In addition to antiretroviral medications, people with HIV may soon begin receiving a home exercise plan from their doctors, according to a researcher at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. “People

Study finds more weight-loss approaches needed for people with neurological disabilities

headshot of Matthew Plow CWRU

Nutrition and weight-loss research in adults with disabling conditions is still in its formative stages A review of nutrition and weight-loss interventions for people with impaired mobility found strategies are sorely lacking for people with

ideastream airs series highlighting Case Comprehensive Cancer Center members

idea stream cancer series flyer

As a precursor to the showing of the documentary Ken Burns Presents: Cancer—The Emperor of All Maladies, ideastream (90.3 WCPN, WVIZ/PBS and has embarked on a project to cover regional cancer stories from

Engineering’s Philip Feng receives NSF CAREER Award

Philip Feng

Philip Feng, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has won a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award for his five-year project, “Dynamically Tuning 2D Semiconducting Crystals and Heterostructures

Depression symptoms of African-American cancer patients may be under-recognized, study finds

Amy Zhang

Case Western Reserve University nurse scientist Amy Zhang, who has long examined quality-of-life issues in cancer patients, wondered whether depression in African-American cancer patients has been under-recognized for treatment. Accurately assessing depression in cancer patients