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2013-11-21 16:27:16

CLEVELAND, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Stamler, MD, Director of the Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center, has received the 2013 American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist Award at the association's annual conference in Dallas, TX. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/CL22174) This prestigious honor, the highest bestowed by the American Heart Association, recognizes individuals whose work has significantly...

2013-11-14 08:23:50

Mobile application, Parker by Streetline, helps drivers in Cleveland find available parking in real time; now available for iOS and Android CLEVELAND, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorists in downtown Cleveland can now more easily find a parking space thanks to a pilot program to test a new parking guidance application, Parker(TM) by Streetline. Also deployed on Case Western Reserve University's campus, Streetline's patented smart parking platform detects the presence of a car through a...

2013-11-07 12:44:30

In order for prolonged exposure therapy, an evidence-based psychotherapy for PTSD, to reach its full potential, any misperceptions or ruptures in trust and communication between therapist and client need fixing, according to a new Case Western Reserve University study. The study, reported in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology online article, “Patterns of Therapeutic Alliance: Rupture-Repair Episodes in Prolonged Exposure for PTSD,” is among the first to examine how...

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...

Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-16 16:25:58

UH Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Recruit Mayo Clinic's Soon Park, MD. CLEVELAND, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine announce that internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, Soon J. Park, MD, has joined the two institutions. Dr. Park will serve as the Chief of Cardiac Surgery at UH Case Medical Center, Co-director of the UH Harrington Heart...

2013-10-14 23:02:19

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list "125 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems," which recognizes some of the top leaders in the industry. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected physician leaders based on their healthcare experience, their commitment to quality care and professional recognition they have received. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The CMOs, CEOs and other leaders featured on the list have been pioneers in the move...

2013-09-18 15:30:14

System can help discern recipes for tissue and organ repair and replacements Scientists know that physical and biochemical signals can guide cells to make, for example, muscle, blood vessels or bone. But the exact recipes to produce the desired tissues have proved elusive. Now, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have taken a step toward identifying that mix by developing an easy and versatile way of forming physical and biochemical gradients in three dimensions....

2013-09-05 11:00:58

Case Western Reserve University Studies Establish Kruppel-like Factors as Master Regulators of Vascular Health Case Western Reserve researchers have identified a genetic factor that blocks the blood vessel inflammation that can lead to heart attacks, strokes and other potentially life-threatening events. The breakthrough involving Kruppel-like factor (KLF) 15 is the latest in a string of discoveries from the laboratory of professor of medicine Mukesh K. Jain, MD, FAHA, that involves a...

2013-09-02 16:20:25

CLEVELAND, Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The idea that men and women are fundamentally different from each other is widely accepted. And throughout the world, this has created distinct ideas about which social and physical characteristics are necessary in each gender to maintain healthy human development. However, social revolutions throughout the last century have challenged traditional ideas about not only which traits are normal and necessary for survival, but also how...