Case Western Reserve to lead $27.3 million federal grant for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

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SUDEP Center Without Walls to incorporate basic and clinical science expertise of eight U.S. epilepsy centers and one U.K. epilepsy center Case Western Reserve is one of two universities in the country selected to lead

30th annual Doc Opera variety show set for Dec. 12

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Thirty years of performances to benefit the Cleveland community? That’s something to sing about. This weekend, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine will present the 30th annual

School of Medicine’s Rong Xu receives grant to further research

CWRU reasearcher wins $2.4M grant ideastream: Rong Xu, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, recently received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Health to further her work designing computer programs that can determine

Scientists design peptide to promote functional recovery following spinal cord injury

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Case Western Reserve scientists developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost to spinal cord injury. The compound, which the researchers dubbed intracellular sigma peptide (ISP), allowed paralyzed muscles

Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic expand education campus to include dentistry and nursing

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State-of-the-art unified campus will allow students to learn team-based health care together Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic are expanding their health education collaboration to include dental and nursing students on the campus already

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