Cleveland Clinic, UCLA and UCSD Collaboration Demonstrates Potential Treatment Enhancement for Advanced Brain Cancer

Doctors at Cleveland Clinic, UCLA, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and additional institutions have achieved a milestone in development of a treatment for people with recurrent glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer, by successfully demonstrating a modified virus that can extend the lives of patients with recurrent glioblastoma. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Showcases Donated Sculpture by Avant-garde Artist Yayoi Kusama

A sculpture by world-renowned contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Matsumoto, Japan) has been installed in the lobby of Cleveland Clinic Children’s on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. The fiberglass-reinforced plastic sculpture, titled PUMPKIN, is a bold addition and significant gift donated by Robert M. Kaye, former chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Arts & Medicine Leadership Board. … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Researcher Discovers Altering Metabolite of Prostate Cancer Drug More Effective at Treating Aggressive Tumors

For the first time, Cleveland Clinic researchers have fine-tuned an FDA-approved antisteroidal prostate cancer drug to alter its drug metabolism and achieve better anti-tumor activity, according to research published May 26 in Nature.  Cleveland Clinic researcher Nima Sharifi, M.D., discovered a new strategy for fine-tuning how the body processes abiraterone to optimize therapy for men … Read More

New PSA Test Examines Protein Structures To Detect Prostate Cancers

San Diego: A promising new test is detecting prostate cancer more precisely than current tests, by identifying molecular changes in the prostate specific antigen (PSA) protein, according to Cleveland Clinic research presented today at the American Urological Association annual meeting. The study – part of an ongoing multicenter prospective clinical trial – found that the … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Establishes Largest Green Revolving Fund in Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic announced the establishment of a $7.5 million Green Revolving Fund (GRF) – the largest established fund of its kind in the healthcare industry – during the national Better Buildings Summit in Washington, D.C. In addition to being the largest green revolving fund among U.S. healthcare systems, Cleveland Clinic’s $7.5 million annual commitment is … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Appoints Linda McHugh Chief Human Resource Officer

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Linda McHugh – who began her Cleveland Clinic career 35 years ago as a medical technologist in microbiology – as the health system’s new Chief Human Resource Officer, effective today. Most recently, McHugh served as Executive Administrator for Cleveland Clinic and the Office of the CEO. She was named acting CHRO … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Participating in Clinical Trials to Test Treatments for Devastating, But Little-Known, Brain Disease

Cleveland Clinic will participate in a series of studies designed to find treatments for a little-known but surprisingly common brain disease, Dementia with Lewy Bodies. The progressive neurological disorder is the second most common form of neurodegenerative dementia, after the better-known Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are neither drugs that target the disease nor treatments that … Read More

Sen. John Mccain, Cleveland Clinic and Fighting Organizations Applaud New Brain Health Testing Requirement

Sen. John McCain, along with physicians and professional fighters, discussed the importance of the ongoing study of fighters’ brain health and announced a new Nevada State Athletic Commission fighter safety regulation today on Capitol Hill. Charles Bernick, M.D., M.P.H., associate medical director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, reported that the Nevada … Read More

Froedtert Hospital Launches Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic, Nation’s No. 1 Heart Hospital

Milwaukee, Wis. – Marking a first for the state, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital and Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic will join forces in an affiliation that leverages the academic, clinical and research components of both organizations. This affiliation enables both organizations to share best practices related to patient care and hospital processes. … Read More