Cleveland Clinic Analysis Finds that Drug Development in Alzheimer’s Still Inadequate

Cleveland Clinic’s third annual analysis of Alzheimer’s disease drug development reveals that drug development continues to be disappointingly slow. Researchers, however, are learning more about evolving targets in the pipeline, including a movement toward disease prevention and an emphasis in disease-modifying therapies. The paper, Alzheimer’s disease drug development: pipeline 2018, is based on the federal … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Receive $4.7M NIH Grant to Prevent Cancer-Associated Thrombosis

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, awarded a $4.7 million grant to Cleveland Clinic to study the prevention of life-threatening, cancer-associated blood clots. The new funding will support a Cleveland Clinic-led research consortium, which will focus on developing strategies to prevent cancer-associated thrombosis (blood clot formation), … Read More

Potential New Class of Drugs Developed at Cleveland Clinic May Reduce Cardiovascular Risk by Targeting Gut Microbes

Cleveland Clinic researchers have designed a potential new class of drugs that may reduce cardiovascular risk by targeting a specific microbial pathway in the gut. Unlike antibiotics, which non-specifically kill gut bacteria and can lead to adverse side effects and resistance, the new class of compounds prevents microbes from making a harmful molecule linked to … Read More

Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve Receive Generous Gift to Health Education Campus from Sheila and Eric Samson

Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University have been given a very generous gift from Sheila and Eric Samson for the Health Education Campus (HEC), scheduled to open in summer 2019. In recognition of the significant donation, the campus’ centerpiece 485,000-square-foot facility will be named the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion. Designed by London’s Foster … Read More

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Launch New Alliance in Biomedical Engineering

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic have launched a new partnership to advance research and education in biomedical engineering (BME) across greater Cleveland’s growing health innovation ecosystem. This biomedical engineering alliance capitalizes on the strengths of both institutions’ nationally renowned BME departments to create a unique program with an extensive portfolio of laboratory breakthroughs … Read More

Luye Medical Collaborates with Cleveland Clinic to Pioneer Value-Based Healthcare in China

SHANGHAI – Luye Medical Group and internationally renowned Cleveland Clinic have formed a strategic collaboration to bring value-based and patient-centered healthcare to Shanghai New Hong Qiao International Medical Center. Value-based care is a concept of improving quality and outcomes for patients, based in the ways a patient receives medical care and focused on three key elements … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researcher Receives $2.8 Million Grant to Improve Heart Transplant Outcomes

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Cleveland Clinic researcher Eileen Hsich, M.D., $2.8 million over four years to evaluate disparities in survival among heart failure patients before and after heart transplantation and to create tools that would optimize outcomes. “We believe that to improve care for those with heart failure awaiting transplant, we must … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Patients Have New Way to Access Personal Health Records

Cleveland Clinic patients now have a new way to access their personal health data, using the Health Records on iPhone feature. This is another way Cleveland Clinic is putting medical records directly into patients’ hands. Cleveland Clinic patients can also access their health data through MyChart – by visiting MyChart (https://mychart.clevelandclinic.org/) via computer or by downloading the MyChart app. “Access to one’s own medical … Read More