Company’s esophageal cancer prevention tests developed jointly by medical school faculty at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals
Joseph Willis, Professor and Vice Chair of Translational Research, and colleagues completed a $70 million initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Global Market for Lucid Diagnostics Inc. (Oct. 19, 2021)
Research team recognized with 2021 Emeritage Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire Prize for Scientific Research
Chris King, a professor of pathology affiliated with the Center for Global Health and Diseases, and Catherine Bjerum, a senior research associate, were part of a team recognized with the 2021 Emeritage Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS) Prize for Scientific Research. The award honors work on studies on the elimination of lymphatic filariasis and malaria. (Sept. 24, 2021)
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and National Institutes of Health open door to new level of detail in study of abnormal proteins that cause untreatable neurodegenerative conditions (Aug 30, 2021).
National Institute on Aging awards $15.4 million to continue support for Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a grant expected to total $15.4 million. Center is one of 31 NIH-funded centers in the nation (Aug 26, 2021).
The NIAID-sponsored Immunology T32 Leadership Track Training Program has been renewed for an additional 5 years with a 50% increase in the number of available slots for trainee support. A call for applications will be released in early Fall of 2021 (Aug 16, 2021).
The research team, led by Alan Tartakoff, professor in the Department of Pathology at the School of Medicine, pulled out the nucleus’ axial strand of DNA and observed that its DNA axis is surrounded by two layers of critical protein complexes (Aug. 10, 2021)
Could a type of dementia be diagnosed through skin? University Hospitals, Case Western researchers are trying to find out
Professor Shu Chen and Assistant Professor Allison Kraus from the School of Medicine were noted for their roles as part of a new research team looking into whether a skin sample or a nasal swab could hold the key to identifying a certain type of dementia (July 29, 2021)
Research led by Jiri Safar, professor of pathology, neurology and neurosciences at the School of Medicine, was featured in BioSpace
Dr. Jiri Safar and the Safar Lab find new hints that could explain how the disease spreads in human brains (July 8, 2021)
Drs. Sanford Markowitz, Amitabh Chak, and Joseph Willis are Crain’s Cleveland Notables in Health Care Research and Innovation awardees
(May 18, 2021)
Drs. Shu Chen & Allison Kraus awarded a $5.5 million NIH grant to support the development of new diagnostic tests for dementia.
(Oct. 19, 2020)
Drs. Hannah Gilmore, Ray Redline and Christine Schmotzer honored by appointment in the 2020 Class of Distinguished UH Physicians
(Sept. 18, 2020)
Dr. Adam Burgener appointed Director of the Center for Global Health and Diseases (CGHD).
(Sept. 1, 2020)