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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...

2014-08-05 17:20:56

Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve scientist helps lead study that will enhance insulin products and improve blood sugar control Since its landmark discovery in 1922, insulin has improved the health and extended the lives of more than 500 million people worldwide with diabetes mellitus. Yet the question of how this key hormone binds to its target cells in the body’s organs has posed an enduring scientific mystery. A global team of researchers from Cleveland,...

2014-05-28 08:39:45

New programs provide big data and analytics degree seekers with skills that merge business and IT for successful data science careers ARMONK, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is partnering with 28 new business schools and universities to help prepare students for the 4.4 million jobs that will be created worldwide to support big data by 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Working hand in hand with universities and business...

2014-05-19 00:20:14

Launch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Ohio Research Collaborative to Learn Unknown Causes of Prematurity CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new program to support families with sick and premature babies hospitalized immediately after birth was unveiled at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) today. UCMC is a partner in the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center--Ohio Collaborative, a unique, team-based research initiative that brings together the brightest...

2014-05-05 10:23:25

Case Western Reserve Finding Could Pave Way to Cognitive Disease Therapies Case Western Reserve researchers have discovered that a protein previously implicated in disease plays such a positive role in learning and memory that it may someday contribute to cures of cognitive impairments. The findings regarding the potential virtues of fatty acid binding protein 5 (FABP5) — usually associated with cancer and psoriasis — appear in the May 2 edition of The Journal of Biological Chemistry....

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...

2014-02-24 08:29:23

PeriCALM's obstetric nursing content to be built into one Allscripts electronic health record solution to resolve interface issues CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the nation's leading healthcare systems, will implement PeriGen's PeriCALM(®) patented, FDA-cleared clinical decision support and fetal surveillance solution at two hospitals, UH MacDonald Women's Hospital in Cleveland and UH Geauga Medical Center in Geauga...

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...

2014-02-07 13:07:44

A step toward indentifying plaques vulnearble to rupture and cause heart attack and stroke A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. The technology is a step toward creating a non-invasive method of identifying plaques vulnerable to rupture–the cause of heart attack and stroke—in time for treatment....

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'...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.