Protective hinge process enables insulin to bind to cells

headshot of Michael Weiss CWRU in his lab

Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than

Pharmacology’s Krzysztof Palczewski receives Friedenwald Award for work in ophthalmology

Krzysztof Palczewski

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) recently awarded Krzysztof Palczewski, chair of the Department of Pharmacology, the Friedenwald Award, which recognizes outstanding research in the basic or clinical sciences as applied

Mandel School study examines CWRU perceptions of East Cleveland

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While the community of East Cleveland frequently makes headlines in the local news, coverage of promising revitalization efforts that seek to build on the city’s proximity and partnerships with Case Western Reserve University and

Grant backs nursing program to increase patient participation in clinical cancer trials

School of Nursing

Case Western Reserve University medical and nursing school researchers hope to drastically increase the number of qualified cancer patients who participate in clinical trials, a critical step in testing and developing new treatments and

Data shows Cuyahoga County high school students smoking at the same rate as adults

Erika Trapl

CWRU’s Prevention Research Center survey data finds cigars and hookah prevail with teens Cuyahoga County high school students are smoking tobacco products at the same rate as adults in the county, according to new data

It takes more than practice to excel, CWRU’s new psychologist reports

Brooke Macnamara

Case Western Reserve University’s new assistant professor of psychology Brooke N. Macnamara and colleagues have overturned a 20-year-old theory that people who excel in their fields are those who practiced the most. Their findings are

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