Social sciences researchers at CWRU integrate active learning, technology in ”flipped” classroom approach

Megan Holmes

As part of a larger initiative to promote active learning at Case Western Reserve University, researchers from the social work school participated in a yearlong project to integrate active instruction and academic technologies into

5 questions with…cancer researcher, VeloSano rider Bill Schiemann

William Schiemann

Bill Schiemann, professor of general medical sciences, has devoted years to studying breast cancer—specifically, metastasis, or cancer’s spread to other parts of the body, which is the cause of more than 90 percent of

CWRU researchers help Air Force think small—as in bug size

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Flies and moths can hover, maneuver and fly to a target through a moonless night better than any manmade aircraft. Biologists at Case Western Reserve University are helping the U.S. Air Force to understand

Case Western Reserve University to collaborate with Taipei Medical University on education, research initiatives

CWRU sign in front of Allen Memorial Medical Library

Faculty from Case Western Reserve and Taipei Medical University will collaborate on research and education under an agreement the institutions reached last week. During a signing ceremony Friday on campus, President Barbara R. Snyder

CWRU study finds dental implants result in better quality of life for osteoporotic women than other treatment options

With age, postmenopausal women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of losing their teeth. But what treatment for tooth loss provides women with the highest degree of satisfaction in their work and social lives? A

New drug stimulates tissue regeneration, catalyzing faster regrowth and healing of damaged tissues

Sanford Markowitz

Research focuses on select tissues injured through disease, surgery and transplants, but early findings indicate potential for broad applications The concept sounds like the stuff of science fiction: take a pill, and suddenly new tissues

School of Medicine’s Nicole Ward, Thomas McCormick receive grant to study affects of fatty acids on psoriasis

Thomas McCormick

The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded Nicole Ward and Thomas McCormick, associate professors of dermatology, a one-year, $75,000 Discovery Grant. Ward and McCormick will study if omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish oil,

CWRU dental researchers discover some disease-fighting cells may actually prolong inflammation

Pushpa Pandiyan

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine have unraveled one of the mysteries of how a small group of immune cells work: That some inflammation-fighting immune cells may actually convert into

National Eye Institute awards CWRU up to $3.3 million to develop two-photon ophthalmoscope

Instrument’s super-magnification of retina would enhance early detection of eye disease and could accelerate developing new eye therapies Imagine an instrument that peers deep inside the eye and sees how well the retina’s cells function.

Three CWRU scholars to present at TEDxCLE 2015

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Presenting research in front of large crowds is nothing new for Case Western Reserve University scholars. But on Friday, three researchers will share stories that go beyond what audiences have heard before, as speakers at