Innovations Spotlight

MIS2017 Recap | Breaking the Code: Will Next-Generation Sequencing Bring Genomics to the Mainstream?

02/08/2018

MIS2017 Recap | Breaking the Code: Will Next-Generation Sequencing Bring Genomics to the Mainstream?

With the steady stream of genetic breakthroughs in the last few years – from the approval of targeted therapies, gene therapies, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing, to the latest reveal of handheld genetic sequencer – it is easy to forget that we are still at the dawn of a new era of genomic medicine.


Inventor Story: Nima Sharifi, MD

01/29/2018

Inventor Story: Nima Sharifi, MD

Hear from Nima Sharifi, MD, of the Lerner Research Institute, on his current research and his lab's research philosophy. 


New Research Links Gene Variant to Deadly Prostate Cancer

01/25/2018

New Research Links Gene Variant to Deadly Prostate Cancer

Cleveland Clinic researchers have confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between an isoform of the gene HSD17B4 and deadly prostate cancer.


MIS2018 Insights: Pop Health & Prevention at Cleveland Clinic

01/24/2018

MIS2018 Insights: Pop Health & Prevention at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic’s 2018 Medical Innovation Summit – taking place October 22-24, 2018 in downtown Cleveland – is all about identifying the populations at risk for disease and steering specialized care, or prevention efforts, in their direction.


Calming the Overactive Bladder: An Update on New Devices and Technologies Emerging

01/18/2018

Calming the Overactive Bladder: An Update on New Devices and Technologies Emerging

Overactive bladder (OAB) affects more than 40 million Americans, and can seriously diminish quality of life. Treatments range from simple to complex, depending on the severity of patients’ symptoms and their tolerance for medication side effects or invasive procedures.


The Innovation Man: Toby Cosgrove’s Surgical Legacy

01/17/2018

The Innovation Man: Toby Cosgrove’s Surgical Legacy

As Dr. Toby Cosgrove transitions to his new advisory role for Cleveland Clinic after completing his 13-year tenure as CEO and president, healthcare leaders have been reflecting on his four-decades-plus career as legendary cardiac surgeon and healthcare visionary.


Heart Failure Checklist Tames HF Readmissions, Garners National Health IT Honor

01/16/2018

Heart Failure Checklist Tames HF Readmissions, Garners National Health IT Honor

If heart failure (HF) readmissions are to be prevented, the time to make a difference is during in-hospital discharge preparation or transitions at discharge.


Top 10 Update: #3 Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases

01/15/2018

Top 10 Update: #3 Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases

Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases was named #3 on our Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. Since then, there has been a great deal of news for the promising new treatment.


Inventor Story: When Innovation Becomes Personal, with Dan Cantillon, MD

01/10/2018

Inventor Story: When Innovation Becomes Personal, with Dan Cantillon, MD

Hear from Dan Cantillon, MD of the Heart and Vascular Institute on what drives him to innovate, and why it hits close to home.


Telehealth Is Good for Doctors, Too

01/09/2018

Telehealth Is Good for Doctors, Too

The Emergence of Distance Health came in at #5 on the Top 10 Innovations for 2018. Read on to learn why doctors are embracing telehealth, specifically, virtual visits.


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