High school rock orchestra experience fosters long-term musical involvement, CWRU study finds

Lisa Huisman Koops

Former members of a suburban Cleveland high school rock orchestra report staying highly involved in music and that the experience prepared them to achieve in ways that came as a surprise. Now ranging in age

Biomedical Engineering’s Anant Madabhushi awarded NIH grant for digital pathology research

Biomedical Engineering’s Anant Madabhushi awarded NIH grant for digital pathology research

Anant Madabhushi, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics, was awarded a R21 grant from the National Cancer Institute to study predicting aggressive head and neck

School of Medicine’s Harneet Walia discusses recent study on sleep apnea and blood pressure

Severe sleep apnea may boost odds for stubborn high blood pressure MSN.com: Cleveland Clinic researchers, led by Harneet Walia, assistant professor of family medicine, found a significant correlation between severe sleep apnea and drug-resistant high blood

Faculty members hope Kickstarter campaign can further research on effective leadership

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In September 2013, Distinguished University Professor Richard Boyatzis and Anthony Jack, assistant professor of cognitive science, philosophy and psychology, discussed using crowdsourcing as a method of raising funds to further their research on effective

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