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2017-01-17 (All day)

When Keith Vonderhuevel lost his arm in a factory accident, he never thought that he'd be able to feel his hand again. That may very well change. Keith is currently a research subject at the Cleveland VA Sensory Restoration Lab, where a team of engineers is pioneering prostheses that allow amputees to feel touch, pressure and intensity.

2017-01-08 (All day)

National technology journalist David Pogue visited the Interactive Commons to discuss work using HoloLens for education.

2017-01-06 (All day)

The 2017 Request for Applications (RFA) is now open. This is the 1st year of the third phase of Translational Research Partnership (TRP) between Case Western Reserve and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation. 

2016-12-12 (All day)

CWRU and ICBM Medical Inc. signed a one-year option-to-license agreement to commercially advance a low-cost, rapid catalytic biomarker technology that improves patient screening and monitoring for a range of clinical conditions, from concussion to prostate cancer.

2016-12-05 (All day)

Case Western Reserve University researchers have developed a portable sensor that can assess the clotting ability of a person’s blood 95 times faster than current methods—using only a single drop of blood. XaTek, a new Cleveland-based company, licensed the technology for the device—called ClotChip—with a goal of bringing it to market within the next three years.

2016-11-21 (All day)

Combining human and computer assessments might yield even better accuracy, reported Prateek Prasanna, a PhD student at Case Western Research University in Cleveland, Ohio.

2016-11-15 (All day)

The Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership has announced more than $1 million in funding and support for the 2016 cycle. Four projects were selected for full program funding. Projects range from diagnostic and screening technologies to cancer therapeutics. Six pilot grants also were awarded for earlier-stage projects.

2016-11-10 (All day)

The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has awarded CWRU a $500,000 grant for a campus-based translational research fund to help faculty researchers advance and commercialize their innovations.

2016-11-09 (All day)

The Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership (CCTRP) announced more than $1 million in funding and support for the 2016 cycle. Four projects were selected for full program funding. Projects range from diagnostic and screening technologies to cancer therapeutics. Six pilot grants were also awarded for earlier-stage projects.

2016-11-03 (All day)

A CCTRP team has won national recognition for a portable malaria detection device with the potential to transform diagnosis and treatment of the disease in developing countries. The team is one of four recipients of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent for Humanity Award in the category of medicine, and will be honored later this month at a White House ceremony. Earlier this year, this and another CCTRP technology were the basis of a new startup company, Hemex Health.