Neuroscience’s Jerry Silver discusses discovery of drug that repairs spinal injuires

Drug can repair spinal cord injuries, study shows Jerry Silver, professor of neurosciences, discussed his team’s discovery of a drug that allows for nerves in the spinal cord to grow and repair injuries. “What

Case Western Reserve to lead $27.3 million federal grant for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

graphic of active brain

SUDEP Center Without Walls to incorporate basic and clinical science expertise of eight U.S. epilepsy centers and one U.K. epilepsy center Case Western Reserve is one of two universities in the country selected to lead

School of Medicine’s Rong Xu receives grant to further research

CWRU reasearcher wins $2.4M grant ideastream: Rong Xu, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, recently received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Health to further her work designing computer programs that can determine

Scientists design peptide to promote functional recovery following spinal cord injury

Jerry Silver headshot

Case Western Reserve scientists developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost to spinal cord injury. The compound, which the researchers dubbed intracellular sigma peptide (ISP), allowed paralyzed muscles

Nursing school awarded grant to study link between brain and health behavior change


A five-year, $2.35 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research will allow researchers from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine at

Researchers to study why some children endure abuse, violence in the home better than others


The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University received a two-year, $200,000 grant to study why some children thrive, achieve and develop despite being abused and

Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

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For the first time, scientists have vividly mapped the shapes and textures of high-order modes of Brownian motions—in this case, the collective macroscopic movement of molecules in microdisk resonators—researchers at Case Western Reserve University

From strangers to mates in 15 minutes

fruit flies

Single gene enables female fruit flies to choose (Mr.) right Ah, to be a fruit fly. No meddling matchmakers, creepy dates or frog kissing. Females process the sights, smell, sounds and touch of love to choose

Law research article paints dismal picture for litigation against greenhouse gas emitters

Juscelino Colares

School of Law professor has analyzed data from 178 environmental lawsuits Legal attempts to deter major emitters of environment-damaging greenhouse gases (GHGs) have been ineffective and are unlikely to have much effect for years, a

Informational session to cover research opportunities abroad Nov. 14

Students are invited to join Support of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) and the Office of Education Abroad to learn about research options while studying abroad. The session will take place Friday, Nov. 14,