The Department of Inflammation & Immunity advances scientific understanding by bringing together a dedicated and collaborative team of scientists at the forefront of immunologic and organ-based research, to deliver impactful translational science that improves the health and well-being of patients at Cleveland Clinic and across the globe.

Working side-by-side with physicians to study patients and diseases, Inflammation & Immunity scientists address challenging questions to uncover the root causes of inflammatory diseases, and ultimately translate these discoveries into new diagnostic testing, therapies and preventive measures for patients. Learn more about us.

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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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The STAR Consortium Awarded $5.3 Million from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to Develop Next Generation Biomarker Tools for Crohn’s Disease Patients

The STAR consortium, led by coordinating PI Dr. Rieder, seeks to identify and develop novel biomarkers to help establish effective therapeutics for Crohn’s disease patients with fibrosis.

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NIH Funds Multi-Institutional Training Network to Support Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Research

Drs. Sedor and Boron are leading a collaboration of Cleveland biomedical institutions to address gaps in community health and training

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