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December 23, 2005

Case Western Reserve University's technology transfer scores well in latest survey of university programs

Case Western Reserve University's technology transfer program has continued its impressive growth, according to the latest statistics from the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). The AUTM survey, which covers the period July 1, 2003-June 30, 2004 ranks Case 20th...

December 22, 2005

Professor of Medicine Roland Moskowitz, M.D., receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Arthritis Foundation

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine Roland W. Moskowitz, M.D., received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arthritis Foundation at the foundation's national meeting Oct. 28 in Orlando. The Lifetime Achievement Award is newly...

Tight glucose control cuts heart disease by half in Type 1 diabetes, finds study chaired by Case Professor Saul Genuth, M.D.

Intensive glucose control lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke by about 50 percent in people with type 1 diabetes, researchers report in the Dec. 22, 2005, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Their findings are...

December 21, 2005

John Kennell, M.D., and colleagues to receive award in Germany for fostering early parent-infant bonding

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics John H. Kennell, M.D. (on right in photo); 1951 medical alumnus and former faculty member Marshall Klaus, M.D. (on left in photo); and Dr. Klaus' wife, Phyllis, a social worker, will receive the Arnold Lucius...

December 20, 2005

Symposium explores intersection of art, technology and the mind—sets stage for MOCA Clevelands "All Digital" exhibition

Understanding the New Dynamic: Art, Technology and the Mind Thursday, January 19, 2006—4:00-6:00 p.m. Cleveland Play House Bolton Theater Admission Free—Registration Suggested Why has art always been such an important part of being human? How are new technologies shaping our...

Faculty member Scott Frank, M.D., to be honored for public health research

Scott Frank, M.D., an associate professor of family medicine with a secondary appointment as an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is one of six recipients of the 2005 Voices...

December 19, 2005

MOCA Cleveland announces Gund Foundation grant & capital campaign for relocation

The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) today announced that it has received a $2.1 million grant from the George Gund Foundation to help fund a capital campaign to build a new museum as part of Case Western Reserve...

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology, receives Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology, macromolecular science and biomedical engineering, is the recipient of the Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal. He received the medal for the most accumulated significant contributions to biomaterials science by an individual from...

December 16, 2005

Podcast Experiment 2

This is only a test. MP4 for IPOD...

College Scholar’s senior project focuses birthing options

Organizes program to inform students and community As a doula, Case College Scholar Rachel Pope has trained to be at the bedside of women during the birithing process. She was so impressed with her experience that she shared what she...

1979 alumna receives Clinical Research Prize from American Heart Association

Helen Hobbs, M.D., a 1979 alumna of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and professor of internal medicine and molecular genetics at UT Southwestern in Dallas, has received the American Heart Association's Clinical Research Prize. The annual...

December 15, 2005

What's risky for the heart is bad for the teeth and gums

Periodontists report in January issue of Quintessence International What stresses heart health also impacts the teeth and gums, report researchers in the article, "Periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases: A review of shared risk factors and new findings support a causality hypothesis",...

December 14, 2005

Case Western Reserve University School of Law codifies rules governing treatment of detainees in war on terror

"Cleveland Principles" clarify acceptable treatment under international law The fundamental international law rules governing the treatment of detainees in the global war on terror are now in one brief, easily understood document, thanks to the work of a group of...

Weatherhead professor co-authors new study linking age distribution of a country’s population and its entrepreneurial activity

Early 30's found to be prime age for starting a new business Policymakers trying to stimulate entrepreneurial activity usually focus how factors such as taxes and regulations affect new businesses. While these things are important, a new study suggests that...

Case Western Reserve University nursing professor awarded profession's highest honor

Carol M. Musil, an associate professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, was inducted recently as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) at its Annual Meeting and Conference in...

December 13, 2005

Hurricane Katrina survivor prepares to return to Tulane

Collins begins career in academia while visiting at MSASS Cyleste Collins, visiting assistant professor at Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, quietly works away in Room 209 at MSASS. Her office is devoid of books, wall art and other things...

December 12, 2005

Case receives $1.2 million grant to develop future doctors and dentists

Program also seeks to create a more diverse medical and dental workforce Case Western Reserve University's schools of medicine and dental medicine recently were chosen as one of 12 national sites for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Summer Medical and...

Faculty member Maureen Hack, M.D., to be recognized as ‘Local Legend’ Dec. 12

Maureen Hack, M.D., will be recognized as a “Local Legend” at a Dec. 12 ceremony being held in conjunction with the display of the Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians traveling exhibit now at the Allen...

December 09, 2005

New award honors innovations in nonprofit organizations

Case's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations now accepting nominations The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University announces the establishment of the Nonprofit Innovation Award to honor a nonprofit organization that has creatively used its resources to...

Mandel Center announces gift to launch scholarship program

Gift made by local and national leaders honors life’s work of Arthur Naparstek The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University has received a gift of nearly $1.6 million to endow scholarships in community building for bright,...

December 08, 2005

Case President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., to be among panelists at public services summit during Nobel Week

Hundert, Gonick to discuss“21 Century Education—Defining Excellence” Case Western Reserve University President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., and Lev Gonick, Case’s Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, are honored to be among the panelists taking part in...

MSASS sponsors spring break courses in the Netherlands

Past student describe the experience “eye opening” and “life changing” Case’s Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will again offer its “Study in Amsterdam,” program, March 10-19. “Eye opening,” “engaging” and “a powerful learning experience” are how undergraduate students have...

Case researchers discover new techniques for finding needles in haystacks

Geometric reasoning helps create powerful statistical methods to detect signals   A Case Western Reserve University research team from physics and statistics has recently created innovative statistical techniques that improve the chances of detecting a signal in large data sets....