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CWRU researchers make strides in 2015 medical breakthroughs

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Case Western Reserve University is known for its research, and in 2015, the school made many steps forward. Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine performed the first surgical treatment of coronary heart disease, the first genetic alteration of human cells in a laboratory...

CWRU graduate student named finalist for prestigious fellowship

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 19, 2015

Anisha Rastogi, a CWRU medical and doctoral student, has been named a finalist for the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. The fellowship gives immigrants and children of immigrants who are attending graduate school up to $90,000 in scholarships for tuition and living expenses over two...

CES wrap-up: SpiroSano

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015

Healthcare app SpiroSano came into the International Consumer Electronics Show with a plan. The startup knew that their main goal would be to get more devices oriented and hopefully make some progress in finding a partner to help create their hardware platform. What they came away with was a wealth of...

Health care startup wins big at business competition

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

Vineet Erasala, a first-year biomedical engineering and electrical engineering major, has always been interested in how technology has a role in healthcare. From this interest, he and his friends started a company, Genetesis LLC., which recently placed as one of the finalists at 43North, the world’s...

Researcher uses a plant grown vaccine to help fight breast cancer

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

At fifteen, Dr. Nicole Steinmetz was at an international figure skating competition in Columbia, thousands of miles away from her home in Germany. So far out of her comfort zone, Steinmetz had to learn to be independent at an earlier age than most. She believes that this helped to give her the self-reliance...

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