Innovations Spotlight

Top 10 Update: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

03/01/2018

Top 10 Update: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Last year, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery was named #8 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. ERAS programs consist of a variety of methods including encouraging patient mobility and employing pain methods other than opioids.


Conversations on Healthcare: An Interview with Peter O’Neill

02/26/2018

Conversations on Healthcare: An Interview with Peter O’Neill

Peter O’Neill, Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, was recently interviewed by “Conversations on Healthcare.”


How Cancer Stem Cells Drive Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

02/22/2018

How Cancer Stem Cells Drive Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A new study from the labs of Justin Lathia, PhD, and Ofer Reizes, PhD, both of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, identifies a never-before described survival pathway in cancer stem cells (CSCs) that may serve as a potential target for new triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) treatment therapies


Cleveland Clinic researchers report new therapy successfully reverses Alzheimer

02/21/2018

Cleveland Clinic researchers report new therapy successfully reverses Alzheimer's in mice

Last week, Dr. Riqiang Yan of the Lerner Research Institute announced in a publication that a new therapy has successfully reversed Alzheimer’s disease in mice.


Inventor Story: Dan Cantillon, MD Discusses the Impact of the eCMU

02/19/2018

Inventor Story: Dan Cantillon, MD Discusses the Impact of the eCMU

Hear from Dan Cantillon, MD of the Heart and Vascular Institute on how his invention, the eCMU, has transformed hospital patient monitoring at Cleveland Clinic.


Top 10 Update: Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss

02/16/2018

Top 10 Update: Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss

In October 2017, Scalp Cooling for Reducing Chemotherapy Induced Hair Loss was named #10 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. This technology works by cooling the scalp down by a few degrees before, during, and after chemotherapy treatments.


Top 10 Update: Neuromodulation to Treat Sleep Apnea

02/15/2018

Top 10 Update: Neuromodulation to Treat Sleep Apnea

Neuromodulation to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea was listed as #2 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018. Companies are now marketing an implant that in which stimulation is used to open key airway muscles throughout the night.


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.


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