Innovations Spotlight

Dr. Gail Cresci weighs in on how colon cleaning affects gut microbiome

08/18/2017

Dr. Gail Cresci weighs in on how colon cleaning affects gut microbiome

In a recent New York Times article, Dr. Gail Cresci gave her opinion on how a colon cleanse affects the gut microbiome. The microbiome, which was ranked #1 in the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017, will be discussed in more detail at the 2017 Medical Innovation Summit.


MIS2017 Update: New Tracks & Speakers

08/17/2017

MIS2017 Update: New Tracks & Speakers

MIS2017 is just over two months away. See what's new inside!


Cleveland Clinic

08/16/2017

Cleveland Clinic's Preclinical R&D Facility - A Bridge to the Industry

Companies large and small are coming to Cleveland Clinic to leverage world class expertise, validate early-stage technologies, and conduct educational hands-on training. For eleven years, Cleveland Clinic Innovations’ Preclinical R&D Facility has been busy proving a theory: Combining top-notch minds with state-of-the-art resources will create an alchemy of innovation.
 


MIS2017 Panel Preview - State of Healthcare Innovation: A Pharma Perspective

08/15/2017

MIS2017 Panel Preview - State of Healthcare Innovation: A Pharma Perspective

When it comes to drug pricing, healthcare is still in gridlock. While hospitals are working to streamline care and remove costs, the drug industry is putting higher and higher prices on their medications. Pharma companies contend that they are simply accounting for the tremendous resources invested in R&D. Providers, of course, want to prescribe the best treatment for their patients, regardless of price. Yet, insurance companies and formulary companies are hesitant, and often unable, to pay the exorbitant prices.
 


DBS for Stroke Recovery: First Patient’s Early Results Exceed Expectations

08/14/2017

DBS for Stroke Recovery: First Patient’s Early Results Exceed Expectations

In late 2016, Dr. Andre Machado performed the world's first DBS procedure for stroke recovery. Almost nine months after her initial surgery and four months after turning the device on, the patient is seeing continued function and improvement in her previously paralyzed arm.


TMAO-Producing Enzyme Shown to Regulate Obesity in Humans

08/01/2017

TMAO-Producing Enzyme Shown to Regulate Obesity in Humans

New research from Stan Hazen, MD, PhD, has shown that TMAO-producing enzyme has been shown to regulate obesity in humans. This research, as well as a deeper dive into the microbiome, will be discussed at the 2017 Medical Innovation Summit. 


MIS2017 Panel Preview: Destiny Changing Technologies: Making Sense of Gene Therapy, Gene Silencing, and Gene Editing Markets

07/26/2017

MIS2017 Panel Preview: Destiny Changing Technologies: Making Sense of Gene Therapy, Gene Silencing, and Gene Editing Markets

With the recent recommendation to approve a new gene therapy aimed at leukemia and lymphoma, the national media is buzzing about what this means for a host of other diseases and technologies. It wasn’t long ago that “gene therapy” represented the flaws and dangers of re-engineering genes and immune systems to fight disease. Throughout its hiatus, researchers have been working on a host of safer, more effective techniques resulting in potential treatments for blindness, hemophelia, and CALD.


Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas

07/25/2017

Circulating Cell-Free Genome Atlas

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic are taking part in a clinical trial that could lead to the development of a blood test for early-stage cancer. This study, in partnership with GRAIL, Inc., will analyze cell-free nucleic acids in the blood to help detect cancer earlier.


Top 10 Update: Cellular Immunotherapy

07/24/2017

Top 10 Update: Cellular Immunotherapy

Cellular Immunotherapy  to Treat Leukemia and Lymphomas was listed #3 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017. Now, an FDA panel recently recommended the approval of a brand new cancer treatment which alters the patients' cells into a living drug to fight the disease. If accepted by the FDA, this will be the first drug of its kind to reach market.


2017 Challenge is Under Way! Apply to Present your Health IT Company at MIS2017 Today

06/28/2017

2017 Challenge is Under Way! Apply to Present your Health IT Company at MIS2017 Today

Could your early stage digital health company use a champion in the form of an internationally renowned healthcare institution? Or access to the foremost experts in the space? 


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