Novel algorithm identifies DNA copy-number landscapes in African-American colon cancers

Kishore Guda and Vinay Varadan

An algorithm dubbed ENVE could be the Google for genetic aberrations—and it comes from Case Western Reserve University. Remember the World Wide Web before the famed search engine? The web offered extraordinary amounts of information,

Register to attend symposium on data science July 29-30


In collaboration with Tohoku University in Japan, the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Case School of Engineering will hold the Data Science in Life Science and Engineering Collaboration and Symposium July

Medical student injured in hit-and-run accident in charity bike race

Brady Tucker in bike race

A Case Western Reserve University medical student known for always giving to others now needs the community’s assistance as he recovers from a near-deadly injury suffered during a cancer research fundraiser. Life Flight had to

Case Western Reserve to lead multi-institutional ”Big Data” project

Satya Sahoo

Federal grant supports design of platform for collection, analysis of different kinds of data Case Western Reserve University is one of three institutions nationwide to win federal “Big Data” grants focused on developing ways to

Medical student research to be on display at Friday’s Lepow Day


Irwin. H. Lepow Medical Student Research Day—originally scheduled for Feb. 19—will be held Friday, July 17, from noon to 5 p.m. in the Iris S. and Bert L. Wolstein Research Building. The daylong event celebrates

CWRU researchers find key protein controls nutrient availability in mammals

mukesh jain

Case Western Reserve researchers already demonstrated that a single protein plays a pivotal role in the use of nutrients by major organs that allow for the burning of fat during exercise or regulating the

School of Medicine student selected for national Tutored Research and Education for Kidney Scholars program

A Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine scholar was one of only 30 medical students from across North America selected to participate in the 2015 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Tutored Research and

3-D views reveal intricacies in intestines that could lead to discoveries for inflammatory bowel disease

Fabio Cominelli

Case Western Reserve scientists find mouse models of IBD most closely resembling human forms of the illness A technology whose roots date to the 1800s has the potential to offer a new advantage to modern-day

New study shows prepared safety net improves care, saves money in Medicaid expansion population

A new study published in the July issue of Health Affairs, the preeminent journal on health care policy, found that poor, uninsured patients who enrolled in a Medicaid-like insurance plan had better care and

Medicine’s Jiri Safar discusses mutation that could prevent brain disease

Mutation discovered in cannibal tribe might stop deadly brain disease ABCNews: While studying the cannibalistic Fore population in Papua New Guinea, researchers found many people had a genetic mutation that appeared to protect them from