National Institute on Aging Awards $4.23 Million to Establish Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $4.23 million grant to establish the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. The two-year award will support the development of a multi-institution collaborative focused on accelerating research for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, led by James … Read More

Using Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Radiation Therapy

New Cleveland Clinic-led research shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can use medical scans and health records to personalize the dose of radiation therapy used to treat cancer patients. Published today in The Lancet Digital Health, the research team developed an AI framework based on patient computerized tomography (CT) scans and electronic health records. This new … Read More

Research Finds Seniors’ Hearts Can Benefit from High-Intensity Exercise

Seniors who participate in high-intensity exercise are may see an improvement in their heart function, according to research led by a Cleveland Clinic cardiologist and presented at the 30th Annual American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Sessions in Portland, Oregon. While at the University of California San Francisco, lead author Chete Eze-Nliam, M.D. – now a … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Names New President of Euclid Hospital

Cleveland Clinic announced the promotion of Teresa E. Dews, M.D., as president of Cleveland Clinic Euclid Hospital, beginning July 15. Euclid Hospital is a 371-bed hospital offering a complete continuum of care including one of the region’s leading outpatient rehabilitation and orthopaedic centers.  Other specialties include emergency services, neuro-rehabilitation, cardiology, geriatric assessment and additional inpatient … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First In Utero Fetal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed its first in utero fetal surgery to repair a spina bifida birth defect in a nearly 23-week-old fetus. A multispecialty team of clinicians performed the surgery in February, and the baby, a girl, was later delivered by caesarean section near full term June 3, making it northern Ohio’s first surgery … Read More

Cleveland Clinic to Host International Lewy Body Dementia Conference

Cleveland Clinic will host the International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, June 24-26, bringing together the world’s experts on the neurological disorder along with affected individuals, care partners and family members. The International Lewy Body Dementia Conference, to be held at the Caesars Palace Conference Center in Las Vegas, is a forum for research scientists, clinicians … Read More

Electronic Inhaler Monitoring Reduces Hospitalizations, ER Visits in Patients with COPD

In one of the first-of-its-kind studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers found that the use of electronic inhaler monitoring, in combination with a disease management program, is associated with reduced healthcare utilization in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a term applied to a family of diseases that includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema … Read More