Building confidence can help people with MS live fuller, healthier lives, CWRU researchers report

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The physical symptoms of weakness and fatigue from multiple sclerosis (MS) can rock a person’s confidence and ability to engage in what he or she feels is important, from being a good parent and

Celebrated educator, chemical engineer Donald Feke awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Donald Feke

Donald Feke (CIT ’76, GRS ’77, chemical engineering) is a triple threat at Case Western Reserve University: an award-winning educator, a patent-producing researcher and an accomplished administrator. His favorite aspect of his multifaceted role—and the

Engineering’s Ica Manas-Zloczower honored with Distinguished University Professorship distinction

Ica Manas-Zloczower

Ica Manas-Zloczower has spent her entire professional teaching career at Case Western Reserve University. In her 30 years on campus, she’s become known as a prolific researcher in macromolecular science and engineering, a committed

Colon cancer researcher Sanford Markowitz receives Distinguished University Professorship

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Groundbreaking medical research offers Sanford Markowitz the best of two worlds. He thrives on solving tough scientific puzzles that come with medical research in a top-flight academic center. He also finds immense gratification that

Doctoral candidate receives award for research in bone fracture resistance


Mustafa Unal, a doctoral candidate in the lab of Ozan Akkus, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been selected as a Baxter Young Investigator for his research, titled “Assessment of Bone Quality by

New contrast agent spotlights tiny tumors and micrometastases

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Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent that detects aggressive breast cancer tumors and micrometastases much smaller than current agents. “Currently, there is no imaging technology in

Researchers find key protein drives “power plants” that fuel cells in heart and other key systems in the body

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Case Western Reserve discovery explains KLF4 and mitochondrial connection in heart failure Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered that a protein called Kruppel-like Factor 4 (KLF4) controls mitochondria—the “power plants” in cells that catalyze energy production.

Register now: CWRU to host regional conference on nuclear magnetic resonance Sept. 11

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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

CWRU dental researcher contributes to sisters’ case study of rare genetic syndrome

Physicians and dentists sharing information about rarely seen diseases can help future health-care specialists when patients seek help with unusual symptoms. Dental professionals recently received information from periodontists from Case Western Reserve University School of

OZY Genius Award winners pursue secrets of superconductors, hoping to revolutionize electronics

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Two years ago, as Case Western Reserve University Professor Harsh Mathur finished his lecture on superconductivity to his introductory physics class, he suggested that maybe one of the students in the audience would solve