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.
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.
Testing lifestyle changes to improve health for people with HIV infections
Between the demands of work, family and friends, many women find health takes a back seat. Women with HIV are no exception.
Dealing with the unexpected
To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.
How to identify dirty money
Global standards for preventing money laundering and terrorism financing have come under heat after substantial evidence has shown they do not work.
Research shows regenerative benefit of MultiStem after spinal cord injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Athersys, Inc. announced a joint scientific study on spinal cord injury will be published today in the January issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study, by leading ...
Helping others helps alcoholics stay on the road to recovery, study shows
Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and stay sober, a researcher from Case Western Reserve ...
Unshackled from earthly roles, women become 'space oddities'
Fifty-four years after the first screen portrayal of a human woman in space -- in the 1929 German movie Woman in the Moon -- the first female American astronaut, Sally Ride, took a real-life trip into space.