Trainee News

Research Education & Training

 

Physician-Scientist Training Program Graduates First Student
11/12/2020

Dr. Smith, a vascular surgery resident in the Heart, Vascular &Thoracic Institute, recently earned his PhD through Lerner Research Institute’s innovative physician-scientist training program.

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VIDEO: Explore a PhD in Molecular Medicine
11/03/2020

Hear directly from program leadership and current students about our unique collaborative graduate training opportunity that integrates basic science and medical knowledge.

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LRI Names 2020 Awards for Excellence Winners
10/05/2020

In a virtual ceremony hosted by the Research Education and Training Center, 11 students, trainees and staff members were honored with Awards for Excellence for their 2020 accomplishments.

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Meet the 2020 Class of Molecular Medicine PhD Students
08/05/2020

Ten new students have joined Lerner Research Institute’s Molecular Medicine PhD program, a five-year, degree-granting program that offers traditional class instruction and immersive research experience for the next generation of biomedical scientists.

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Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland State University Receive $1.2 Million NIH Award to Recruit Underrepresented Minority PhD Students
07/02/2020

With new federal support for this longstanding cross-city collaboration in education and training, research teams at Lerner Research Institute and CSU seek to increase the number of minority scientists in the Cleveland area.

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Molecular Medicine PhD Program Showcase
12/02/2019

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Students, Trainees Honored with LRI Awards for Excellence
09/04/2019

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Meet the 2019 Class of Molecular Medicine PhD Students
08/15/2019

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Get to Know the 2019 Class of PRISM Students
08/15/2019

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Meet the 2018 Class of Molecular Medicine PhD Students
08/14/2018

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First MD Fellow Enters New PhD Track
09/28/2017

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DeSilva Joins Kent State University and Cleveland Clinic Collaborative Doctoral Program
09/28/2017

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Lerner to Extend Decades-Long Collaboration with Cleveland State University
09/28/2017

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Recent Trainee Accomplishments


Publications

Dr. Iyad Manaserh, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Bass’ lab in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, was first author on a paper published in Journal of Endocrinology (10/2020).

Dr. Young Jun Shim, former postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Balwin’s lab in Inflammation & Immunity, was first author on a paper published in Kidney International (8/2020).

Dr. Krishnendu Khan, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Fox’s lab in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, was first author on a paper published in Nucleic Acids Research (7/2020).

Dr. Daniel Martin, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Apte’s lab in Biomedical Engineering, was first author on a paper published in Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight (7/2020).

Dr. Fatemeh Ramezani, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Cresci’s lab in Inflammation & Immunity, was first author on a paper published in Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (6/2020).

Dr. C. Alicia Traughber, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Smith’s lab in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences, was first author on a paper published in Journal of Biological Chemistry (6/2020).

Dr. Benjamin Krishna, a postdoctoral fellow from Dr. O’Connor’s lab in Genomic Medicine, was first author on a paper published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology (4/2020).

Graduations & Departures

Graduate student Varadha Balaji Venkadakrishnan from Dr. Heemer’s lab in Cancer Biology will be headed to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Beltran’s lab.

Molecular Medicine student Alyson Wolk from Dr. Anand-Apte’s lab in Ophthalmic Research will be headed to Duke University in early 2021 to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Saban’s lab.