The Observer

International Honor Society inducts CWRU researcher into Hall of Fame

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

This year, a Case Western Reserve University nurse researcher will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) Researcher Hall of Fame. Joachim Voss is a professor at CWRU’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and director of the Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute ...

Professor receives grant to develop nanoscale protein delivery systems

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

Dr. John “Chip” Tilton, an associate professor and director of Immunobiology in the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics at the CWRU School of Medicine will be receiving $300,000 from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust. This funding will be used to develop a virus-based “Nano PO...

CWRU earns $500,000 from tech startup fund for third time

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

This year CWRU earned a $500,000 grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-up Fund for the testing and commercialization of technologies being developed by faculty and researchers. The Ohio Third Frontier is chief among Ohio’s organizations that support technological advan...

Professor researches ethical growth, use of human brain organoids

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

Beginning in 2018 with a funding proposal to the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Brain Initiative, The Brainstorm Project investigates the ethical questions that arise from growing human brain organoids in labs. The project is in its first of two years of funding and is structured as a series o...

Research group applauds University’s disability services, women’s resources

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

Case Western Reserve University does not just boast a physical on-campus presence, but an online presence as well. With 14 master’s programs and two certificates available for completion in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, CWRU provides a learning environment...

Spotlight On: Research

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

More than a decade ago, Dr. Charles King and David Gurarie teamed up to simulate outbreaks of schistosomiasis using complex modeling. King, a professor of international health at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Gurarie, a mathematics professor with the CWRU College of Arts a...

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