Case Western Reserve scientists discover hidden meaning, ”speed limits” within the genetic code

Finding could open unique avenues for treating illness Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered that speed matters when it comes to how messenger RNA (mRNA) deciphers critical information within the genetic code—the complex chain

Submit abstracts for Biomedical Graduate Student Symposium by March 27

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The Biomedical Graduate Student Symposium is accepting abstracts for the 2015 symposium, which will be held on May 8. The symposium is an annual student-organized event showcasing the outstanding research of graduate students from

Attend presentation on ”Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles” on March 27

Charles Scott

The Schubert Center for Child Studies and the School of Medicine/University Hospitals Case Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds will present a lecture titled “Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles.” The lecture will

ideastream airs series highlighting Case Comprehensive Cancer Center members

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As a precursor to the showing of the documentary Ken Burns Presents: Cancer—The Emperor of All Maladies, ideastream (90.3 WCPN, WVIZ/PBS and has embarked on a project to cover regional cancer stories from

Learn more about alcoholic hepatitis at March 25 lecture

Pierre Gholam

The Cleveland Digestive Diseases Research Core Center will present a lecture on “Alcoholic Hepatitis: A Cytokine Mediated Disease Looking for a Cure,” on Wednesday, March 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in Wolstein Research

Common herpes medication reduces HIV-1 levels, independent of herpes infection

Case Western Reserve researchers play key role in clinical trials’ groundbreaking results Case Western Reserve University researchers are part of an international team that discovered that a common herpes drug reduces HIV-1 levels—even when patients

”U.S. News” releases graduate, professional school rankings

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Thanks to significant improvements in admissions selectivity and other factors, Case Western Reserve’s School of Law posted a five-point gain in this spring’s U.S. News & World Report rankings, to No. 59—the largest increase

Medicine professor to present on intestinal inflammation


As part of the Cleveland Digestive Diseases Research Core Center Seminar Series, Professor of Medicine Fabio Cominelli will present “The Role of the TL1A and DR3 in Intestinal Inflammation.” The presentation will take place on

5 questions with… Student National Medical Association chair DaShawn Hickman

DaShawn Hickman

Almost immediately after he joined the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), DaShawn Hickman knew he wanted to help lead it. Four years later, he’s getting that opportunity. In January, the dual MD-PhD biomedical engineering student

Three School of Medicine scholars honored by American Spinal injury Association

Three School of Medicine scholars were recently honored by the American Spinal Injury Association. The board named Greg Nemunaitis, professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, one of two new directors in December of 2014. Nemunaitis