Center for Global Health and Diseases generates revenue, develops intellectual capital, says director James Kazura

Case Western Center for Global Health and Diseases’ growth adds jobs in Cleveland, as researchers work to eradicate illnesses worldwide

The Plain Dealer:James Kazura, director of the Center for Global Health and Diseases, may have found a simple, effective way to eliminate elephantiasis. His work is one of the center’s 32 ongoing projects overseas. “This is an economic engine for [CWRU] and for Cleveland,” said Kazura of the center. “It’s a revenue generator and it develops intellectual capital here.”