Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Obtains Sole Investigational New Drug License for GE180 Tracer to Detect Neuroinflammation in the Brains of Those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease

Las Vegas: The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has obtained the only Investigational New Drug (IND) to be issued by the Federal Drug Administration to test the GE180 ligand tracer, an experimental diagnostic imaging tool used to detect neuroinflammation, in the brains of those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Ligand tracers are … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Injects $17.8 Billion into Ohio’s Economy

Cleveland Clinic boosted the Ohio economy by $17.8 billion in 2016, according to the hospital system’s most recent economic impact report, “A Vital Force in Ohio’s Economy.” The activities of Cleveland Clinic – the second largest employer in Ohio – supported 119,720 Ohio jobs in 2016, representing more than $7.5 billion in total earnings. Those … Read More

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 Provided $809 million in community benefit in 2016

In 2016 Cleveland Clinic provided $809 million in community benefit in Ohio, Nevada and Florida, a 17 percent increase over 2015. Community benefit is a measure of a hospital’s investment in its community through outreach programs, medical education, research, financial assistance, coverage of Medicaid shortfalls, and subsidized care. “As a non-profit academic medical center, we … Read More

Jon Bon Jovi and Gwen Stefani to Perform at Keep Memory Alive’s 21st Annual Power of Love® Gala, April 27

Las Vegas: World-renowned rock stars Jon Bon Jovi and Gwen Stefani will take the stage during Keep Memory Alive’s 21st annual Power of Love® gala on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The GRAMMY award-winning artists are the first confirmed performers at the annual philanthropic event, which benefits Cleveland … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, UNLV Develop North America’s First Master of Healthcare Interior Design Program

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) have teamed up to offer the first Master of Heathcare Interior Design Program in North America. The post-professional program, which is part of the School of Architecture, provides students with a unique, cross-disciplinary and research-driven educational experience focusing on … Read More