Lerner Research Institute

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



Failed Alzheimer’s Drug May Hold Promise for Treating Glioblastoma

Dr. Bao’s team found that treating preclinical models of glioblastoma with verubecestat, a BACE1-inhibiting drug, reduces cancer progression by targeting a class of immune cells abundant in tumors.

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COVID-19 Infection During Pregnancy Leads to Distinct Immune Changes in Mothers and Babies

Dr. Jung’s team studied blood samples collected from mothers with COVID-19 and their infant children who were exposed to SARS-CoV-2 to understand how infection modulates the expression of different inflammatory molecules.

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New NIH Grant to Study the Effect of Alcohol on Sepsis

Dr. Vachharajani and her team will study the immuno-metabolic mechanisms that trigger dysfunction in alcohol consumption with sepsis to identify new therapeutic targets for expanded treatments.

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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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