Researchers find potential pathway to fight infection

Case Western Reserve discovery could lead to new ways of treating bacterial infection In an era of increasing concern about the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant illness, Case Western Reserve University researchers have identified a promising new

Synthetic triterpenoids show promise in preventing colitis-associated colon cancer

Researchers from Case Western Reserve and Dartmouth show the small antioxidant molecules suppress colon cancer onset Researchers from Case Western Reserve University and Dartmouth College have shown that a class of small antioxidant molecules carries

School of Medicine researchers discover long non-coding RNAs can encode proteins after all

Kristian Baker

Case Western Reserve Investigators discover novel cellular genes by uncovering uncharacterized RNAs that encode proteins Case Western Reserve School of Medicine scientists have made an extraordinary double discovery. First, they have identified thousands of novel long

Researchers to test body’s natural antibiotic as possible tool for detecting oral cancers

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Otolaryngology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center will collaborate on a pilot study to examine whether an abundance of naturally occurring antibacterial

CWRU researchers, collaborators receive NIH grant to study genetics of Alzheimer’s disease

Jonathan Haines

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are part of a five-university collaboration receiving a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of

Family of proteins plays key role in cellular pump dynamics

Case Western Reserve University scientists pinpoint channeling of cell’s energy flow in moving metal ions Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered how a family of proteins—cation diffusion facilitators (CDFs)—regulates an important cellular cycle, where

Clot-building nanoparticles raise survival rate following blast trauma

A type of artificial platelet being developed to help natural blood platelets form clots faster offers promise for saving the lives of soldiers, as well as victims of car crashes and other severe trauma. In

Periodontics professor’s research paper on mobile bacteria tops reading for dentists

The idea that bacteria in your mouth could prove problematic for the rest of your body proved nearly irresistible for readers of the Journal of Dental Research. The concept, from Yiping Han, professor of periodontics,

Nearby satellite galaxies don’t fit standard model

Structure, behavior better explained by galaxy collisions Satellite dwarf galaxies at the edges of the Milky Way and neighboring Andromeda defy the accepted model of galaxy formation, and recent attempts to pigeon-hole them into the

Evaluating dental studies with evidence-based practices benefits dentists, patients

Dental medicine has joined the fields of medicine, nursing, psychology, social work and others to develop evidence-based practices that are the gold standards of patient care, according to a Case Western Reserve University School