Cleveland Foundation awards $1.5 million to CWRU to help launch Cleveland Brain Health Initiative

Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Written by Lydia Coutré.

The Cleveland Foundation is awarding a $1.5 million grant to Case Western Reserve University to help launch the Cleveland Brain Health Initiative (CBHI), which links the work of local scientific and medical leaders in brain disease and disorder treatment.

CBHI is a project to bring together groundbreaking work from Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. The goal is for the initiative to become a national center of excellence to advance understanding and treatment of various brain diseases and disorders affecting nearly 100 million patients in the U.S., such as autism, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, depression and traumatic brain injury, according to the release.

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Originally published January 27, 2017.

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