Cleveland Clinic Study Compares Colonoscopy Polyp Detection Rates and Endoscopist Characteristics

Previous research has suggested that specific factors about the doctor performing colonoscopy – for example, a gastroenterologist versus a surgeon, female versus male – were associated with different rates of detection of precancerous polyps. However, a Cleveland Clinic-led research team found that those previously described differences among endoscopists are not true. Adjusting for a myriad … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism Awarded Department of Defense Research Grants

The United States Department of Defense has awarded a Cleveland Clinic Children’s researcher two, four-year grants to support innovative clinical trials for young children with autism spectrum disorder. Cynthia Johnson, Ph.D., director of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Autism, is principal investigator of both studies. The first study, a four-year, $1 million grant directed by … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Beri Ridgeway, M.D., Chair of its Obstetrics and Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute

Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Beri Ridgeway, M.D., as chair of its Obstetrics/Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute. In this capacity, Dr. Ridgeway will oversee more than 415 caregivers, including ultrasound technicians, embryologists, nurse practitioners and nurses, and 148 staff physicians who comprise Cleveland Clinic’s Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute. Cleveland Clinic has an extensive … Read More

Absorbable Antibiotic Envelope Can Significantly Cut Cardiac Device Infections, Cleveland Clinic Study Shows

NEW ORLEANS — A Cleveland Clinic-led research team has found that using an absorbable, antibiotic-eluting envelope when implanting cardiac devices like pacemakers and defibrillators can cut the rate of major infections by 40 percent. The research was presented today at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session and simultaneously published in the New … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute To Receive $1 Million From J.B. Hunt

Cleveland Clinic’s Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute was awarded $1 million from J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. to support construction of robotic operating suites, to be completed by 2020. In appreciation of this generous gift, Cleveland Clinic will name the room for J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. Cleveland Clinic’s Heart & Vascular Institute has been … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names Bartolome Burguera, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of its Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute

Cleveland Clinic announced the appointment of Bartolome Burguera, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of its Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute. In this role, Dr. Burguera will oversee more than 130 employees, including 40 staff physicians, located on the main campus and throughout the Cleveland Clinic enterprise. The institute is dedicated to medical and surgical conditions of the … Read More

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation Gives $1 Million to Endowed Chair in Urologic Cancer Research at Cleveland Clinic

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has donated $1 million to establish the Morton L. Mandel Chair for Urologic Cancer Research at Cleveland Clinic. The gift was matched directly by Cleveland Clinic to endow a chair that will support innovative work in the newly formed Cleveland Clinic Center for Genitourinary (GU) Malignancies Research, a … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Commits to Community Service With Shared-Mission Organizations

Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., announced a broad expansion of caregiver community service. Dr. Mihaljevic made the announcement this morning during the annual State of the Clinic address, delivered from the InterContinental Hotel on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. Cleveland Clinic is breaking new ground by being one of the first healthcare systems … Read More