About Us

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. A hallmark of the Institute is our focus on disease-oriented research. This multidisciplinary approach combines expertise from our various departments and throughout Cleveland Clinic.


Part of our mission is to train the next generation of biomedical researchers. Our multidisciplinary programs combine traditional laboratory research with an emphasis on improving patient care. We offer several training options - find the right fit for you.