The Lerner Research Institute is home to all laboratory-based, translational and clinical research at Cleveland Clinic. Our mission is to understand the underlying causes of human diseases and to develop new treatments and cures. [More: About Us]
A hallmark of the Institute is its focus on disease-oriented research. The approach blends the research across several Departments and disciplines to address major areas. Contact information and detailed descriptions of the research programs can be found in the Faculty Directory. Investigators are also listed by allergic and immunologic, cancer, cardiovascular, eye, infectious diseases, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and neurologic disease categories.
Dr. Stanley Hazen discovers that carnitine may lead to hardening of the arteries. » Read Full Article
Pathobiology discovery is named one of the top findings of 2012. » Read Full Article
Dr. Leonard Golding and artificial heart featured in Cleveland Magazine. » Read Full Article
Dr. Mike Kattan discusses cancer risk calculators in radio interviews. » Read Full Article
Study by Dr. Raed Dweik analyzes breath to help predict heart failure. » Read Full Article
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In an effort to gather ideas from a worldwide network of problem solvers, Cleveland Clinic is collaborating with InnoCentive, an open innovation and crowd sourcing company, to present a series of challenges designed to advance patient care and biomedical research. [Read more]
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