Lerner Research Institute

Home to basic, translational and clinical research at Cleveland Clinic, a top U.S. hospital.



NIH Grant to Study Iron Dysregulation and Neuropsychiatric Disorders in People with HIV

Dr. Kallianpur’s team will investigate the role of iron in depression and cognitive impairment in people with HIV.

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Colorectal Cancer Relapse Predicted by Immune Cell Infiltration

Dr. Schmit and colleagues found that immune cell infiltration of colorectal tumors can predict disease relapse in patients who undergo surgery with curative intent.

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Dr. Sharifi Honored with Achievement Award for Discoveries in Cancer Research

Dr. Sharifi has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the AACR Waun Ki Hong Award for Outstanding Achievement in Translational and Clinical Cancer Research for his research into the genetic underpinnings of treatment-resistant prostate cancer.

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Institute News

New Global Center for Pathogen Research & Human Health

The Global Center for Pathogen Research & Human Health will bring together a research team to broaden understanding of viral pathogens and the human immune response toward preparing and protecting against future public health threats.


COVID-19: Our Response

The best and brightest scientists, researchers and clinicians are working together to study treatments and prevention strategies to overcome the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causing COVID-19. Explore our latest research news and discoveries.

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Accelerating Discoveries to Patients

Working together with Cleveland Clinic physicians, our scientists are discovering the treatments of tomorrow. While many spend their days working at the laboratory bench, their inspiration can be found at the patient bedside.

Education & Training

Postdoctoral Program

Train on the cutting-edge of research and join our thriving postdoc association.

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Molecular Medicine PhD Program

Earn your PhD through our unique program that combines basic science and medical knowledge.

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Graduate Programs

Earn your PhD through our joint program with local universities.

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