SOURCE announces travel funding award recipients for 2014-2015

Support of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) is pleased to announce the travel funding award recipients for 2014-2015. The following students presented a poster or paper about their research or creative endeavors at a

Biomedical engineering’s Anant Madabhushi part of three teams receiving grants for cancer research

Anant Madabhushi, professor of biomedical engineering, and Lyndsay Harris, professor of medicine-hematology/oncology, were awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant titled, “Radiogenomic approach for predicting pathologic complete response in HER2+ breast cancers” as part of the

Save the date: CWRU to host regional conference on nuclear magnetic resonance Sept. 11

Great Lakes Regional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Symposium flyer

The Cleveland Center for Membrane and Structural Biology at Case Western Reserve University will host the Great Lakes Regional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Symposium on Friday, Sept. 11, at Tinkham Veale University Center. The symposium will

Alana Foundation to fund CWRU-MIT research in identifying drugs to treat Down syndrome

Alberto Costa

Goal for therapeutics is to improve cognitive function in persons with this neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative condition Thanks to the generosity of a philanthropy dedicated to children’s issues, renowned Down syndrome researcher Alberto Costa has taken

Connection between social anxiety, drug use offers opportunities for more effective treatments

Case Western Reserve scientists discover low-intensity service draws socially anxious youths into peer support essential for recovery A team led by Case Western Reserve researchers has identified a potentially powerful approach to lowering relapse rates among

Drugs stimulate body’s stem cells to replace the brain cells lost in multiple sclerosis

Paul Tesar

Approach may offer new way to reverse disability in multiple sclerosis patients A pair of topical medicines already alleviating skin conditions may prove to have another, even more compelling use: instructing stem cells in the

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

School of Medicine students win CWRU Pride LGBT Ohio Leadership Scholarship

Paul Cheng

Jonathon Wanta and Paul Cheng recently won the Case Western Reserve University Pride LGBT Ohio Leadership Scholarship, sponsored by the Alumni Association. Wanta (CWR ’14), a first-year medical student in the School of Medicine, was

CWRU researchers find possible trigger to skin fibrosis

Radhika Atit

When her father was diagnosed with lung-scarring pulmonary fibrosis, Radhika Atit, an associate professor of biology at Case Western Reserve University, began digging into every detail about the disease. The cause of fibrosis, the aberrant

Researchers uncover obstacles that prevent people with RHD in Uganda from receiving life-saving penicillin


Penicillin has nearly eradicated rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in the United States. But 15 million people still suffer from the disease worldwide, and 1.4 million die each year, according to the World Heart Federation. Access