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Student researcher seeks to understand glaucoma

Sruthi Meka, Staff Writer January 29, 2016

It often develops slowly, undetectably. Glaucoma, the “sneak thief of vision,” refers to a medical condition that progressively causes damage to the optic nerve, potentially leading to a loss of vision...

Student aims to eliminate residual AIDS virus

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter January 22, 2016

For fourth-year biology student Sophia Zweig, a fascination with all things infectious is what led her to pursue involvement in research at the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at Case Western Reserve University....

CWRU researchers make strides in 2015 medical breakthroughs

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Writer January 15, 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...

Student studies the formation of fibrosis

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter October 30, 2015

Third-year student Nikhil Mallipeddi spends between 10 and 15 hours each week reading, discussing, theorizing and experimenting in a laboratory off a third floor hallway in Millis Science Center at Case...

University Hospitals technological capabilities, including FDA-approved implantable stimulator technology, is one of the major reasons it was chosen for this televised surgery.

Live brain surgery to be performed at University Hospitals

Srivatsan Uchani, Contributing Reporter October 23, 2015

On Oct. 25, Greg Grindley will be wheeled into a sterile room in University Hospitals (UH), surrounded by doctors, nurses and cameras. He will remain fully conscious as the team of doctors operate on his...

Life support

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter March 20, 2015

The Supporting Engagement and Resilience (SUPER) Coach program at University Hospitals provides a unique experience for its volunteers. Founded in 2013 by Dr. Nicholas Cohen, the program’s primary...

IBM’s Watson Supercomputer Coming to Lerner College of Medicine

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter November 16, 2012

IBM’s Watson, the computer that won Jeopardy in 2011, will be going to school at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Unlike its time on national television,...

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