Medicine’s Brian Grimberg named to list of leading global thinkers

CWRU malaria researcher named Foreign Policy leading global thinker The Plain Dealer: Malaria expert Brian Grimberg, assistant professor of international health, was named to Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2014. “It’s nice that

Malaria expert named one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2014


Case Western Reserve University malaria specialist Brian T. Grimberg is among Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014, who were honored earlier this week in Washington, D.C. Grimberg, of the Center for Global Health and Diseases at

Collaboration catalyzes more than $13 million in public health grants

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Medical school’s Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods wins grant renewal; government and nonprofits secure awards to promote healthy eating and exercise in select neighborhoods The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at Case

New drug combination shows promise as powerful treatment for breast cancer

Case Western Reserve scientists lead study documenting that two approved FDA drugs disrupt signaling that drives breast tumor growth The uncontrolled growth of cancer cells arises from their ability to hijack the cell’s normal growth program and checkpoints. Usually after therapy,

School of Medicine research could pave way to more effective drugs for inflammation

Six Case Western Reserve scientists are part of an international team that discovered two compounds that show promise in decreasing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple sclerosis. The compounds, dubbed OD36

Most Americans do not need to be concerned about the spread of Ebola, says School of Medicine’s Keith Armitage

Safe travel in the era of Ebola: Cleveland doctors say bon voyage, and wash your hands The Plain Dealer: Keith Armitage, professor of medicine, addressed recent concerns surrounding the spread of Ebola. “From a rational

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