CWRU receives $2 million for smoking cessation research

smoking cessation

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute research funding award goes to investigating a more effective approach to get patients to stop smoking A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine team received $2 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes

Jackson T. Wright Jr. honored for reducing cardiovascular disease among African-Americans

Jackson T. Wright Jr.

Earns American Heart Association’s prestigious 2015 Clinical Research Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cardiovascular Science When Jackson T. Wright Jr. began practicing medicine in the 1980’s, physicians knew that the risks of high blood pressure

CWRU team wins first prize—and $150,000—in health care technology competition

Hemechip illustration

A Case Western Reserve University team won first prize and $150,000 in the Student Technology Prize for Primary Healthcare for their project, Hemechip. Yunus Alapan, a mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student, led the team. The

Biomarker may predict which HER2-negative breast cancer patients will benefit from targeted therapy

test tubes

Multicenter team led by Case Western Reserve scientists uses brief exposure to therapy to find biomarker predictive of response to therapy A multicenter team led by Case Western Reserve has demonstrated that brief exposure to

CWRU leads solar power study inspired by field of medicine

Solar Panels

DOE funds worldwide project to diagnose solar panel weaknesses, spur technologies to extend lifetime performance and predictability Researchers at Case Western Reserve University will do an epidemiological, disease control‐type study of more than 5 million

Learn about health care management career options at Oct. 22 panel

The Healthcare Financial Management Association will host a panel discussion and networking event, “The Future of Health Care,” Oct. 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Thwing Center ballroom. The panel will include faculty members from the Weatherhead

Hear from alumnus, former surgeon general on prescription for healthy lifestyle

Dean's Distinguished Lecture flyer

The School of Medicine will host David Satcher (MED ’70, GRS ’70), former surgeon general, as part of Homecoming and Reunion Weekend festivities Friday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. in the Iris S. &

CWRU and Cleveland Clinic break ground on Health Education Campus; to open summer 2019

exterior rendering of new health education campus CWRU Cleveland Clinic

Designed by London’s Foster + Partners architects, building to offer state-of-the-art technology, innovative interprofessional education Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic broke ground Thursday on a four-story, 485,000-square-foot Health Education Campus (HEC) that its

Put on your thinking caps: Attend homecoming lectures, presentations

Homecoming lecture

With so many innovative alumni, students, faculty and staff in the Case Western Reserve University community, lectures and interactive conversations have become a main tenant of Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, giving participants the chance

Join “Day of Action” march for health care system reform

A National Event For Equitable Healthcare System: Evening March for Justice and Candle Light Vigil flyer

Many Case Western Reserve University organizations will join more than 25 medical schools across the country in a Day of Action to remember the millions of people in the United States who are uninsured, underinsured