Cleveland Clinic to Host International Lewy Body Dementia Conference

Cleveland Clinic will host the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, June 24-26, bringing together the world’s experts on the neurological disorder along with affected individuals, care partners and family members. The International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, to be held at the Caesars Palace Conference Center in Las Vegas, is a forum for research scientists, clinicians … Read More

Electronic Inhaler Monitoring Reduces Hospitalizations, ER Visits in Patients with COPD

In one of the first-of-its-kind studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers found that the use of electronic inhaler monitoring, in combination with a disease management program, is associated with reduced healthcare utilization in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a term applied to a family of diseases that includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Samir Kapadia, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Samir Kapadia, M.D., as department chair of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. In this capacity, Dr. Kapadia will lead the team of cardiologists for the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. Cleveland Clinic has retained its position as the nation’s No. 1 hospital for … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Determine Disease-Modifying Effects of Exercise in Parkinson’s Patients

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Cleveland Clinic researcher Jay Alberts, Ph.D, a 5-year, $3 million grant to conduct a multi-site clinical trial to study the long-term effects of aerobic exercise on slowing the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Jay Alberts, Ph.D., is vice-chair of innovation in the Neurological Institute and a staff member in … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Nephrologist to Lead National Kidney Care Innovation Accelerator

John Sedor, M.D., has been appointed chair of the Steering Committee for The Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX), a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases. Established in April 2018, KidneyX was … Read More