School of Medicine professor receives two Innovation Grants in pursuit of HIV cure

Jonathan Karn

Part of international effort to eliminate HIV by 2020 The leader of Case Western Reserve’s AIDS research center has won two of seven grants that amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, awarded last month to

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find

Cockroaches

Rats, men and cockroaches appear to have a similar GPS in their heads that allows them to navigate new surroundings, researchers at Case Western Reserve University report. The finding, published in the journal Current Biology,

Drug candidate shrinks tumor when delivered by plant virus nanoparticle

Nicole Steinmetz

Phenanthriplatin outperformed cisplatin in mouse model of triple-negative breast cancer when encapsulated into nanocarrier In a pair of firsts, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown that the drug

Researchers build a crawling robot from sea slug parts and a 3-D printed body

Swarms could one day search the depths of fresh and saltwater Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have combined tissues from a sea slug with flexible 3-D printed components to build “biohybrid” robots that crawl

CWRU physicists deploy magnetic vortex to control electron spin

Jesse Berezovsky

Potential technology for quantum computing, keener sensors Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature. The technology, described in Nature Communications, offers a possible

Researchers design targeted therapy for genetic disorder that damages hearing and vision

Image of a human eye

An international team led by researchers at Case Western Reserve’s School of Medicine has designed a targeted therapy that shows early promise in treating a genetic disorder that damages both hearing and vision over

Researchers developing quick, inexpensive test to assess ER+ breast cancers

Anant Madabhushi

National Cancer Institute awards $3.3 million to develop digital image analytics Researchers from Case Western Reserve University are teaming with industry and other academics to develop a quick and inexpensive test to predict which women

Researchers receive grant to understand why some HIV+ individuals avoid contracting tuberculosis

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Findings could offer hope for TB prevention, cure Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine experts and colleagues in the United States and Africa have received an $11 million, five-year federal grant to understand why

Internal applications for $100 million MacArthur Foundation grant due July 22

The MacArthur Foundation is hosting the “100&Change” competition, which will provide a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal “that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem.” The foundation has urged the

CWRU researcher scaling up knotty polymer research

test tubes

Turning the art of a trefoil knot into polymer science is no easy process, but researchers at Case Western Reserve University developed a technique that produces a long chain molecule with the desired pretzel-like