Lerner Research Institute

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



Researchers Open Clinical Trial for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Vaccine

Dr. Tuohy and his research team will begin vaccinating patients in a phase I trial to study how their triple-negative breast cancer vaccine immunizes against the protein alpha-lactalbumin.

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The Consequences of Diet on Brain Cancer Severity and Disease Pathology

Drs. Lathia, Silver and Hine report that a high-fat diet causes hydrogen sulfide dysfunction and leads to more severe disease with poorer outcomes among preclinical glioblastoma models.

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Researchers to Conduct Comprehensive Analysis of the Human Bladder and Ureter

Drs. Lee, Ting and Wessely will examine human ureter and bladder tissues in males and females at various ages and construct a cellular and molecular anatomical map of the organs.

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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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