Lerner Research Institute

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



Exploring a Blood-Based Biomarker of Inflammation for Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Bekris’ team found that patterns of sTREM2-related inflammatory activity were specific to Alzheimer’s disease stages.

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Dr. Justin Lathia Named One of Only Nine Recipients of National Research Program Award

Dr. Lathia has received an eight-year, $5.2 million award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to further research into the dynamics of immune suppression in malignant brain tumors and target future immune-activating therapies.

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NIH Grant to Advance the Study of Cholestatic Liver Diseases

Dr. Sakaguchi and his team will investigate the molecular mechanisms and malfunctions of the biliary system to develop new treatments for liver diseases.

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Institute News

New Global Center for Pathogen and Human Health Research

The Global Center for Pathogen and Human Health Research 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.


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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