Case Western Reserve University was formed in 1967 with the merger of Case Institute of Technology (1880) and Western Reserve University (1826). Case Western Reserve University is a high-caliber private university located in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The current undergraduate and graduate schools have a total of less than 10,000 students. Noteworthy achievements include the medical school for patient care and research, the Biomedical Engineering Department, the Case School of Engineering, and is credited with developing the first artificial human chromosomes among its discoveries.
Researchers looking at light-induced toxins in air and water
Is the air we breathe on a daily basis slowly killing us? It may not be that severe, but the air we breathe and water we drink may be more harmful than we realize.
S-DLE Center to boost durability, lifetime of solar power plants
Case Western Reserve University and industry are teaming up to dramatically improve the productive lifetime of solar energy technologies, energy-efficient lighting, roofing, building exteriors and more.
Can't chalk it up to 'baby fat'
Despite recent widespread media attention given to studies that have indicated one-third of American children have a weight problem, a new study shows just one-third of children who are overweight or obese actually receive ...
Orthodontic researchers ask: Where's your retainer?
Have you been wearing your retainer? It's a question countless parents ask of their children post-braces. Now Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine researchers are getting serious about the question.
CWRU law professor eyes prize-based incentives to generate climate innovation
Could a multi-million dollar prize spur the next big innovation in sustainable climate technology?
Economics professor embarks on auto industry study
The recent recession and global competition has taken a toll on the U.S. auto industry. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management have begun a study of the nation's auto supply chain ...
Cancer drug delivery research cuts time from days to hours
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a technique that has the potential to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to diseased areas within hours, as opposed to the two days it currently takes for existing ...
Cognitive problems may appear in children with epilepsy
Up to half of new cases of epilepsy are in children and adolescents. This is particularly significant because the onset of epilepsy in children can have a lasting impact on their cognitive development, says Philip Fastenau, ...
Research finds drug candidate slows age-related macular degeneration
Research results from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine show that the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is markedly slowed in new laboratory-engineered mice when they received treatments ...
Newly Formed PolymerPlus Emerges from Layered Polymers Research at CWRU
(PhysOrg.com) -- A spin-off venture with its roots in advanced polymers research at Case Western Reserve University has been established, aiming to commercialize polymer technology.