Skylar Scarnecchia Receives Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award During 20th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards

Skylar Scarnecchia, an eighth-grader from Champion Township, Ohio, overcame a rare cancer diagnosis and amputation to return to playing competitive sports. Scarnecchia was honored with the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award during the 20th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards presented by Medical Mutual and Huntington on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Reaches New Organ Transplant Record in 2019

Organ transplants reached record levels at Cleveland Clinic in 2019. The hospital system performed 897  transplants, including heart, kidney, liver and lung transplants. That’s up 3 percent from 2018’s record-breaking year. Cleveland Clinic also introduced innovative techniques to shorten recovery times for both recipients and living donors. “Patients with end-stage organ disease rely on us … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Study Identifies Genetic Anomaly Associated with Poor Response to Common Asthma Treatment

A new Cleveland Clinic study has uncovered a genetic anomaly associated with poor response to a common asthma treatment. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed that asthmatic patients with the gene variant are less likely to respond to glucocorticoids and often develop severe asthma. The research team, led by … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Welcomes Keynote Speaker Carl Allamby, M.D., at 28th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration

CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic employees and community members will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Friday, Jan. 17, as part of Cleveland Clinic’s 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration. The event also highlights Cleveland Clinic’s commitment to service and inclusion. The keynote speaker for the event will be Carl Allamby, M.D., a … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Lara Jehi, M.D., Chief Research Information Officer

Lara Jehi, M.D., has been appointed the inaugural Chief Research Information Officer at Cleveland Clinic. In this newly created position, Dr. Jehi will establish and oversee a robust research informatics environment to advance biomedical research throughout Cleveland Clinic. She will work closely with information technology, research, finance and other key departments to optimize the enterprise’s … Read More

Skylar Scarnecchia to Receive Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award During 20th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards

Skylar Scarnecchia, an eighth-grader from Champion Township, Ohio, overcame a rare cancer diagnosis and amputation to return to playing competitive sports. Scarnecchia will be honored with the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Courage Award during the 20th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards presented by Medical Mutual and Huntington on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the Renaissance Cleveland … Read More

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