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

CWRU scientists discover genetic mechanism for cancer progression

Action of a key lncRNA different in colon cancer versus normal colon tissue Genetics researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a novel long non-coding RNA (lncRNA), dubbed DACOR1, that has the

School of Medicine’s Gary Landreth receives grant to continue working on Alzheimer’s research

Gary Landreth

Gary Landreth, professor of neurosciences and neurology, received a 2015 Research Grant Award from The Alzheimer’s Association. Landreth, who also is the director of the Alzheimer Research Laboratory, won a $240,000 Investigator-Initiated Research Grant to fund

Help raise money for the Melanoma Research Foundation at annual 5K


The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is a sponsor of the second annual Miles for Melanoma 5K, to raise money for the Melanoma Research Foundation. The race will be held Sunday, Sept.

Learn how precision medicine can impact health care at Sept. 22 symposium

Institute for Computational Biology symposium flyer

The Case Western Reserve University Institute for Computational Biology (ICB) will host its inaugural symposium Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tinkham Veale University Center’s Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Ballroom. The symposium’s

CWRU researchers find high blood sugar of diabetes can cause immune system malfunction

Blood glucose test

Case Western Reserve scientists show how sugar-derived molecules can weaken infection-fighting antimicrobial beta-defensin peptides Case Western Reserve University scientists may have uncovered a molecular mechanism that sets into motion the dangerous infection in the feet

Colon cancer researcher Sanford Markowitz receives Distinguished University Professorship

Sanford Markowitz

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