Summer research program participants to present work


The Intersections Summer Poster Session is tomorrow, Thursday, July 31, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., in BRB Atrium. The program will celebrate research conducted this summer by Case Western Reserve University and non-CWRU undergraduate students. Students

Researchers find cataract surgery slows dementia for Alzheimer’s patients

Grover Gilmore

Cataract surgery on Alzheimer’s disease patients slows dementia and improves their quality of life, according to clinical trials conducted by researchers at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and MetroHealth Medical

International research team discovers genetic dysfunction connected to hydrocephalus

Anthony Wynshaw-Boris

Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that links “Dishevelled” genes to disruptions in cerebrospinal fluid flow in animal models The mysterious condition once known as “water on the brain” became just a bit less

Kelvin Smith Library offers digital archives of research

Kelvin Smith Library

Check out Kelvin Smith Library’s digital library at, which archives, preserves and disseminates the intellectual output of research at the university in electronic formats, as well as collections of historical library materials that

Researchers find potential pathway to fight infection

Case Western Reserve discovery could lead to new ways of treating bacterial infection In an era of increasing concern about the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant illness, Case Western Reserve University researchers have identified a promising new

Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in preventing colitis-associated colon cancer

Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Dartmouth show the small antioxidant molecules suppress colon cancer onset Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Dartmouth College have shown that a class of small antioxidant molecules carries

School of Medicine researchers discover long non-coding RNAs can encode proteins after all

Kristian Baker

Case Western Reserve Investigators discover novel cellular genes by uncovering uncharacterized RNAs that encode proteins Case Western Reserve School of Medicine scientists have made an extraordinary double discovery. First, they have identified thousands of novel long

Researchers to test body’s natural antibiotic as possible tool for detecting oral cancers

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Otolaryngology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center will collaborate on a pilot study to examine whether an abundance of naturally occurring antibacterial

CWRU researchers, collaborators receive NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer’s disease

Jonathan Haines

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of

Family of proteins plays key role in cellular pump dynamics

Case Western Reserve University scientists pinpoint channeling of cell’s energy flow in moving metal ions Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered how a family of proteins—cation diffusion facilitators (CDFs)—regulates an important cellular cycle, where