Cleveland Clinic Study: Using Lungs from Increased-Risk Donors Expands Donor Pool While Maintaining Current Survival Rates 

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients.  In addition, researchers saw no difference in rejection or graft (donor lung) survival after one year in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors. The … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Community Benefit Topped $1B in 2018

As part of its continuing commitment to promote access to healthcare and healthy behaviors in our communities, Cleveland Clinic invested more than $1 billion in community benefit in 2018, the most in the health system’s history. Cleveland Clinic’s total community benefit increased 6% to $1.04 billion in 2018 from $981.4 million in 2017. The figures … Read More

National Cancer Institute Awards $2.8 Million to Cleveland Clinic to Study Balance of Ecological and Evolutionary Contributors to Cancer

Jacob Scott, M.D., Ph.D., a physician researcher from Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research, recently received a $2.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study how ecological and evolutionary mechanisms contribute to lung cancer development and progression, and how the interplay between these … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Thomas Mroz, M.D., Chair of its Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute

Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Thomas E. Mroz, M.D., as chair of its Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute, beginning Jan. 1, 2020. In this capacity, Dr. Mroz will oversee more than 478 caregivers and 125 staff physicians who comprise Cleveland Clinic’s Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute. Dr. Mroz currently serves as the director of the Center … Read More

NIH Awards Cleveland Clinic $12 Million to Study Link Between Gut Microbes, Heart Disease 

The National Institutes of Health has awarded more than $12 million to Cleveland Clinic researchers to study the critical link between gut microbial pathways and the development of cardiometabolic diseases. The team is led by Stanley Hazen, M.D., Ph.D, director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Microbiome & Human Health. Cardiometabolic diseases encompasses cardiovascular conditions like … Read More

$261 Million Gift Largest in Cleveland Clinic History

Cleveland Clinic has received the largest gift in its nearly 100-year history with a $261 million distribution from the Lord Foundation of Ohio. The distribution was made possible by the sale of LORD Corporation, a privately-held manufacturing company. The sale has led to the distribution of more than $1 billion to four institutions nationwide to … Read More