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Spider Silk, Sea Cucumber Skin, Squid Beak and Pine Cones as Models For "Soft-Sided" Robots?

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With a new $5.5 million, five-year federal grant, a Case Western Reserve University researcher is leading an international team to develop functional materials inspired by some of the most desirable substances found in nature. The bioinspired...
21-Sep-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Testing the Digital Delivery of Ways to Reduce MS-Related Fatigue Nets $4.9 Million Award

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With geographic barriers limiting treatment options for many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) , a Case Western Reserve University researcher will use a new $4.9 million award to test online- and teleconference-based adaptations of methods that...
18-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU’s Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand Countermeasures against Chemical Threats, Including Mustard Gas

Kurt Lu, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has received a five year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand countermeasures against chemical threats, including...
7-Sep-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.8 Million in Funding Will Support New Research and Approaches to Mixed-Income Community-Building

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With $1.8 million in new funding, Case Western Reserve Professor Mark Joseph, and his colleagues are leading an effort to learn how mixed-income development might more effectively promote social equity and inclusion—as initially intended.
7-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU & University Hospitals physician-researcher Martha Sajatovic, MD Receives International Brain Health Grant, Joins Team in New Diabetes Research Project

Martha Sajatovic, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Willard Brown Chair in Neurological Outcomes Research and Director of the Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Research Center at...
6-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Electrical Nerve-Block Research Used in Pain Management Takes Aim at Asthma, Heart Failure

Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University are refining more than 15 years of work on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure.
30-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: After Hurricane Katrina, Personal Debt Fell for Those Worst Hit—but at a Cost

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After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans a dozen years ago, there was a sharp and immediate drop in personal debt among residents living in city’s most flooded blocks, according to a new analysis.
25-Aug-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU Awarded Funding to Understand How A Virus-Like Particle from Plants Stimulates Potent Anti-Tumor Response

Nicole Steinmetz, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics in the Division of General Medical Sciences at Case Western Reserve...
25-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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