5 questions with… cancer disparities researcher Monica Webb Hooper

Monica Webb Hooper

When Monica Webb Hooper saw a Facebook post about an opening to establish and direct the Office of Cancer Disparities Research at Case Western Reserve University, she knew it had her name written all

Check out medical student research at Lepow Day Aug. 18

Scientist conducting research with microscope

Get a glimpse at Case Western Reserve University medical students’ research at the Irwin. H. Lepow Medical Student Research Day Thursday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. in the Iris S. and

Researchers lead team in discovering possible approach to slow growth of certain colon cancers

petri dishes in laboratory

The body’s most common amino acid just may provide a path to slow the growth of certain colon cancers. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine led an international team in demonstrating that

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center director Stanton Gerson writes about Cancer Moonshot

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center director Stanton Gerson writes about Cancer Moonshot

Stanton L. Gerson, director of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, wrote a guest column for The Plain Dealer about Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot. His column, titled “Cleveland matters for Vice President Biden’s Cancer

HoloLens app named finalist for international science media awards

CWRU student using Microsoft HoloLens

Just a few months after launching the first third-party app for Microsoft HoloLens, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic are pointing to another unprecedented achievement—one that puts the two institutions amid some impressive

Register now for fall session of Mini Med School—medical school “for the rest of us”

medical student chest

Members of the campus community are invited to take part in the fall session of Mini Med School, a medical school “for the rest of us”—those not seeking a medical degree, but with an

School of Medicine professor receives two Innovation Grants in pursuit of HIV cure

Jonathan Karn

Part of international effort to eliminate HIV by 2020 The leader of Case Western Reserve’s AIDS research center has won two of seven grants that amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, awarded last month to

Drug candidate shrinks tumor when delivered by plant virus nanoparticle

Nicole Steinmetz

Phenanthriplatin outperformed cisplatin in mouse model of triple-negative breast cancer when encapsulated into nanocarrier In a pair of firsts, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown that the drug

Researchers design targeted therapy for genetic disorder that damages hearing and vision

Image of a human eye

An international team led by researchers at Case Western Reserve’s School of Medicine has designed a targeted therapy that shows early promise in treating a genetic disorder that damages both hearing and vision over

Researchers receive grant to understand why some HIV+ individuals avoid contracting tuberculosis

test tubes

Findings could offer hope for TB prevention, cure Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine experts and colleagues in the United States and Africa have received an $11 million, five-year federal grant to understand why