Ohio Department of Education awards $2 million to Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic Brain Study is the largest clinical study of brain disease ever.

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The Cleveland Clinic has received $2 million from the State of Ohio to expand its landmark brain study.

The two-year Third Frontier Research Incentive grant to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is funded by the Ohio Department of Education.

The grant will help the Cleveland Clinic expand its brain study, adding yoga, music therapy, diet and other wellness interventions for study patients.

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“This new state grant and collaboration with Case Western Reserve University is Ohio’s next step in advancing brain health research. Ohio has been a strong innovator in health care and with this news will continue to uphold its reputation with a focus on the areas of prevention and treatment,” Governor Mike DeWine said in a statement. Press release. “The potential impact of this study could be a game-changer for the millions of Americans struggling with neurological diseases.”

The Cleveland Clinic will give these interventions to patients who show early signs of brain disease, to measure the effectiveness of the intervention.

The Brain Study is the largest study ever conducted on brain disease. The Cleveland clinic hopes to find out if it can prevent or delay neurological disorders.

Over the course of 20 years, the landmark study will collect data from 200,000 neurologically healthy people, in hopes of identifying ways to prevent and cure neurological disorders.

Andre Machado, MD, Ph.D., and Imad Najm, MD of the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute lead the study. Over time, the study will expand from the Cleveland Clinic main campus to other sites.

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