Lerner Research Institute

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



Characterizing the Genetic Architecture of Parkinson’s Disease in Latinos

To address the lack of diversity in Parkinson’s disease genetic research, Dr. Mata and colleagues conducted the first ever genome-wide association study of Latino Parkinson’s disease patients from South America.

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Myosin Family Protein Regulates Immunity

Dr. Gupta and her team have uncovered a novel role for the protein Myo18A in restricting B cell antibody responses, indicating that this protein controls adaptive immunity

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Artificial Intelligence Methodology for Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Repurposing

Dr. Cheng’s team developed an artificial intelligence methodology to uncover molecular targets involved in neuroinflammation and identify candidate therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease.

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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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