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2014-08-27 23:15:52

One young researcher receives award for outstanding scientific achievement. Hunting Valley, Ohio (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Budding Biomedical Scientists This summer, five students from Cleveland's University School participated in the Scientific Enrichment and Opportunity Program at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine. The rigorous eight-week program provides students with an unparalleled professional experience in the sciences and brings them in contact with the...

2014-07-25 23:03:22

Experts at the American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference report findings and dispel myths Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers. “Right now, we don’t know who, we don’t know when, and we don’t know why people develop brain tumors,” said Elizabeth M. Wilson, MNA, president & CEO, American...

2014-05-14 20:23:48

CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center will present findings from a study that found the presence of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, ahead of treatment may help predict response to platinum-based chemotherapy in women with triple-negative breast cancer. The data are being presented at the 50(th) American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago....

2014-04-29 12:32:43

Collaboration between ASCI and Harrington Discovery Institute; Prize includes $20,000 honorarium CLEVELAND, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National and international nominations are being sought for the second annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, which honors a medical researcher for notable achievements in innovation, creativity and potential for clinical application. The Harrington Prize, which carries a $20,000 honorarium, is the result of collaboration between The...

2014-02-12 12:30:11

Inaugural 2014 Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine CLEVELAND, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to pediatric cardiologist and genetics researcher Harry Dietz, MD, of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, established this year by the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the American Society for Clinical...

2014-01-08 16:25:46

UH Case Medical Center one of U.S. and European clinical trial sites showing marked improvements for sleep apnea sufferers CLEVELAND, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results published in a new study in the Jan. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine report that mild electronic stimulation therapy to the upper airway during sleep is effective in reducing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In the Stimulation Therapy for Apnea Reduction (The STAR Trial) study, researchers tested an...

2014-01-07 16:25:24

Renowned surgeon comes from University of Rochester CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an extensive national search, Jeffrey H. Peters, MD, has been named Chief Operating Officer for University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, OH. An accomplished surgeon, researcher and health care executive, Dr. Peters will begin transitioning into his role in early January and join UH full time by March 31. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/CL42291) "Dr. Peters'...

2013-10-31 23:37:07

Young Researcher Invited to Present Findings at the American Junior Academy of Science’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Teen credits University School for Propelling His Interest in Science and Research. Hunting Valley, Ohio (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Who would have thought that a tiny fish could play such a big role in medical research? University School senior Andrew “Drew” Megerian certainly knows. Using the minnow-sized zebrafish in his research, Drew is working with Dr. Brian...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'