Newly discovered reptile fossils offer clues about elevation history of Andes Mountains, climate change

Tortoise shell discovered by Darin Croft

On an arid plateau in the Andes Mountains of southern Bolivia, a Case Western Reserve University researcher flagged what turned out to be the fossil remains of a tortoise nearly 5 feet long—a find indicating

Microbiome of infants may play a major role in the development of adult diseases

Baby feet in adult hand

CWRU faculty organize special issue of Embryo Today dedicated to microbiome Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine organized a special issue of Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today dedicated to the

Stanton Gerson pens op-ed on Cleveland’s role in the fight against cancer

Stanton Gerson pens op-ed on Cleveland’s role in the fight against cancer

Stanton Gerson, Distinguished University Professor and director of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, penned an op-ed in The Plain Dealer Jan. 27. In his piece, Gerson reflected on recent advances in fighting cancer, led by

Powerful protein promotes post-injury regeneration, growth of injured peripheral nerves

Richard Zigmond

Case Western Reserve scientists demonstrate CCL2 activates healing inflammatory immune responses and gene expression The peripheral nervous system is a vast network of nerves that exists primarily outside of brain and spinal cord and connects

Get information about health sciences graduate programs at Jan. 29 fair

Health Sciences Grad Fair flyer

Are you an undergraduate student interested in furthering your career at Case Western Reserve as a graduate or professional student in the health sciences? If so, make sure to attend the Health Sciences Graduate

CWRU researchers create first complete model of serotonin’s role

Model of the brain

Absence of serotonin alters development and function of brain circuits Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have created the first complete model to describe the role serotonin plays in brain development and

Scientists find the genes that set into motion age-related macular degeneration

Jonathan Haines

Research findings could lead to diagnostics and treatment for the eye disease In one of the latest examples of precision medicine, teams of geneticists from nine countries, involving more than 100 scientists, analyzed the genes

Protein movement of hair bundles in inner ear may preserve hearing for life

Brian McDermott and team working in zebrafish lab

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine finding holds promise for repairing damaged hearing Hearing is made possible when hair bundles protruding from the tops of hair cells capture the energy of sound waves, converting

Stem cell treatment mediates harmful immune response following spinal cord injury in pre-clinical trials

Jerry Silver headshot

Treatment one day after injury is effective in preventing cascade of immune responses that often lead to loss of bodily functions When a blunt-force blow injures the spinal cord, the body’s immune system can be

Fourth-year medical student passes away

Hilary Rosenheim

Case Western Reserve University is mourning the sudden death last week of fourth-year medical student Hilary M. Rosenheim, a Wisconsin native who came to Cleveland to pursue her dream of becoming an emergency room