Cleveland Clinic Performs First-In-World Full Multi-Organ Transplant to Treat Rare Appendix Cancer

Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed a first-in-the-world full multi-organ transplant to treat a patient with a rare form of appendix cancer called pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP). Upon completion of the lifesaving transplant surgery, the patient received five digestive organs: liver, stomach, pancreas, duodenum, and small intestine. Anil Vaidya, M.D., Cleveland Clinic’s Intestinal Transplant Program co-director, led … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Shed New Light on Importance of Cellular Interactions in Targeted Therapy Resistance in Lung Cancer

New Cleveland Clinic research has uncovered key information about cellular interaction between tumor cells and normal tissue, providing better understanding of how therapeutic resistance develops. “In the study of drug resistance, researchers often try to understand the fitness of cells that have specific mutations in the presence of a drug in a laboratory setting,” explained … Read More

National Institutes of Health Awards Cleveland Clinic $14.2 Million Grant to Develop New Treatments for Atrial Fibrillation

Cleveland Clinic has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for atrial fibrillation research. The five-year award will support four synergistic projects aimed at improving and finding new treatments for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm abnormality. Led by Mina Chung, M.D., a multidisciplinary team will focus … Read More

Nuvance Health announces affiliation with Cleveland Clinic Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; DANBURY and NORWALK, CONN. — The Nuvance Health Heart and Vascular Institute is now an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic’s Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. Cleveland Clinic is the nation’s top-ranked heart program, according to U.S. News & World Report. This collaboration will further elevate cardiovascular care in New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut … Read More

The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic Survey: Women Are Unaware of Critical Aspects of Their Health

Today, the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) at Cleveland Clinic released the results of a comprehensive survey on the state of women’s health, revealing that American women are largely unaware of crucial and pressing health issues that can impact their lives and long-term health. Some of the more startling facts include that 82% of women do … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Ranks Among the Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Cleveland Clinic Children’s has been named a national leader in clinical care, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 – 2023 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. Cleveland Clinic Children’s – an integral part of Cleveland Clinic, which was ranked as the nation’s No.2 hospital in 2021 by U.S. News – earned national recognition in nine … Read More

Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic Announces Its Latest Research Grant Recipients

In recognition of June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement at Cleveland Clinic (WAM at Cleveland Clinic) today announced the recipients of the 2021 WAM research grants, seed funding for innovative women-based Alzheimer’s disease research studies, which will  be conducted over two years, 2022-2023. The five funded projects are aimed at … Read More