Case Western Reserve University visible at celebration for discovery of cystic fibrosis gene

Faculty and clinicians among those to reflect on CFTR gene discovery 25 years ago and on current treatment advances The discovery of the cystic fibrosis (CF) gene was hailed as a trailblazing breakthrough in 1989. Now, on

$4.6 million from NIH puts CWRU Synchrotron lab on track to become No. 1 in world

CWRU Synchrotron lab

Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences assembles cutting-edge new beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y. Case Western Reserve University’s synchrotron facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory is on its way to becoming the No. 1

School of Medicine faculty members named Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Scholars


Huiping Liu, assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, and Will Bush, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, were named Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Scholars. The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation

Professor to present on AIDS vaccine potential at next Public Affairs Discussion group


Michael Lederman, the Scott R. Inkley Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Center for AIDS Research, will present “An Update on the Search for an AIDS Vaccine” at the next Friday Public Affairs

Common spice could help extend lives of mesothelioma patients


A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung’s lining often linked to asbestos. Scientists from Case Western Reserve University and the Georg-Speyer-Haus in

Medical school dean, department chair elected to Institute of Medicine

Pam Davis and Walter Boron headshots

School of Medicine Dean Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD, and Department of Physiology and Biophysics Chair Walter Boron, MD, PhD, have won election to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IOM), one

School of Medicine’s Ahmad Khalil selected to present at Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium


Ahmad Khalil, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at the School of Medicine, has been selected to speak at the 16th Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium. The symposium, co-sponsored by the

Nursing school receives grant to study how cancer patients make end-of-life decisions

School of Nursing

The choice to die at home surrounded by loved ones comes too late for some cancer patients. Why that happens and how to change the process so more patients may die as they wish

Tropical virus expert to give comprehensive view of developing Ebola epidemic


Center for Global Health and Diseases and Infectious Disease and Immunology Institute host lecture open to public Case Western Reserve University, as a global health education leader, will present Ebola expert Daniel Bausch for a

Alumna, concussion researcher to give Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Oct. 17

Ann McKee (MED ’79), professor of neurology and pathology at Boston University School of Medicine and director of neuropathology in the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bedford, Mass., will give the next School of