In Appreciation

Giving to Case Western Reserve University matters. It motivates our students, inspires our faculty and heartens the entire community. The following expressions of gratitude from faculty are only a sampling of the appreciation across campus for the tremendous opportunities donors create through their generosity.

Faculty thanks...

"They are some of our most prestigious awards. First, they provide a tangible confirmation of the interconnection between our leading biomedical device companies. Secondly, they allow us to recruit and recognize the best and brightest students in our field and ensure that our diversity mission is realized."

—Jeffrey Duerk, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, on the value of the Medtronic Fellowship Program

"Through the fellowship program, the Mandel Center is helping to create opportunities that will support the growth of adolescents into healthy, responsible adults."

—Pat Heilbron, director of the Treu-Mart Youth Development Fellowship Program at the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, on the program's support of Cleveland's youth-service professionals

"This funding allows a certain freedom of thought to form and investigate revolutionary—rather than evolutionary—ideas."

—James P. Basilion, PhD, director of the NFCR Center for Molecular Imaging, on the importance of funding from the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR)

"This generous support over the past 10 years has been absolutely essential to our success. It has particularly allowed us to take on high-risk projects that would have otherwise been impossible."

—Gary Landreth, PhD, director of the Alzheimer's Research Laboratory, on the impact of funding from the Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund on the Alzheimer's Research Laboratory

"It's an honor for me to be the first professor in energy innovation at Case Western Reserve. We are at the beginning of a huge revolution in research, in the economy, so I'm grateful for this funding."

—Mario Garcia-Sanz, on being the inaugural chairholder of the Milton and Tamar Maltz Professor in Energy Innovation

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