Update on 1st Uterus Transplant

Statement from Cleveland Clinic March 9, 2016  We are saddened to share that our patient, Lindsey, recently experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus. On February 25, Cleveland Clinic announced the first uterus transplant as part of a clinical study for women who suffer from uterine factor infertility. At … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Study Finds that Meditation at Work Reduces Stress and Boosts Morale

Stress afflicts millions of American workers and costs business and industry dearly in lost productivity and rising healthcare costs. But a new study reveals that help may be just a few meditative moments away. Researchers at the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic found that mindfulness-based techniques, including meditation, can lower stress levels in a demanding … Read More

Controversial Study Evaluating Cardiovascular Safety Of Anti-Obesity Drug Is Inconclusive

The cardiovascular safety of the anti-obesity drug naltrexone-bupropion (Contrave) remains inconclusive following publication of the final results for the prematurely terminated LIGHT outcomes study. The LIGHT trial, directed by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Cardiovascular Research, was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The LIGHT Trial randomly assigned nearly 9,000 … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Schedules Press Conference to Discuss Nation’s First Uterus Transplant

News Conference Scheduled for March 7 Who: Cleveland Clinic’s team of highly specialized surgeons will share details of the surgery and be available for questions When: Monday, March 7, 10 a.m. ET Where: InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center at Cleveland Clinic Six Continents Room, Level 2 9801 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195 USA Additional Information … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Performs Nation’s First Uterus Transplant

A team of Cleveland Clinic transplant surgeons and gynecological surgeons performed the nation’s first uterus transplant during a nine-hour surgery Wednesday, Feb. 24. The 26-year-old patient – who is not being identified publicly – was in stable condition Thursday afternoon. The transplanted uterus came from a deceased organ donor. Cleveland Clinic will be making no … Read More

Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute Receives $2 Million from Businessman Eugene Shvidler

Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, which is ranked second in the nation for urology and nephrology, has received $2 million from Eugene and Zara Shvidler in support of nephrology and hypertension research. Their gift establishes The Shvidler Endowed Chair in Nephrology and Hypertension Research, which will be used to support current and future … Read More

Velosano 3 Registration Now Open

Registration for VeloSano, the annual cycling event to raise money for cancer research at Cleveland Clinic, is now open to the public. The event will take place July 29 to 31, 2016. Riders can choose either a one- or two-day cycling experience. The one-day rides range from 12 to100 miles, while the two-day ride totals … Read More

New Precision Medicine Guidelines Aimed at Improving Personalized Cancer Treatment Plans for Patients

A committee of national experts, led by a Cleveland Clinic researcher, has established first-of-its-kind guidelines to promote more accurate and individualized cancer  predictions, guiding more precise treatment and leading to improved patient survival rates and outcomes. These new guidelines are changing the traditional approach of cancer staging methods for cancer treatment. The new risk calculators … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Welcomes Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. to 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Celebration

Cleveland Clinic employees and community leaders will join in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at the InterContinental Hotel & Conference Center, 9801 Carnegie Ave., in Cleveland at the 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration. The Honorable Marcia L. Fudgeof theUnited States House of Representatives will … Read More