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Partners & Affiliates. Institutional Collaborators

Cleveland Clinic

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GCIC is led by Cleveland Clinic, a not-for-profit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Founded in 1921, Cleveland Clinic today is one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country, which for 14 years in row has been ranked #1 in the United States in cardiac care by U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals survey. Basic research in the Lerner Research Institute is the launching pad for translational research that brings new devices, technologies and pharmaceuticals to patient care. Cleveland Clinic spearheaded the effort that resulted in GCIC’s grant from the Ohio Department of Development.

Case Western Reserve University

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A leader among independent research universities, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) boasts a 140-year legacy of pioneering medical research and outstanding medical education. Today the CWRU School of Medicine is one of the largest biomedical research institutions in the nation, as measured by funding received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The Ohio State University

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The Ohio State University is among the top public research universities in the country with more than $7 billion in total research awards. Ohio State ranks second in the country among all universities for industry-sponsored research and has proven proficiency in developing research efforts into commercialized products. GCIC benefits from The Ohio State University’s wide-ranging expertise in biomedical research and development across many different fields, including cardiovascular medicine and biomedical engineering.

University Hospitals

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University Hospitals is a 947-bed tertiary medical center affiliated with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and the CWRU School of Medicine. University Hospitals’ Center for Clinical Research is among the largest biomedical research centers in the state of Ohio and one of the top 15 in the country. The Cardiovascular Research Center is dedicated specifically to improving the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. University Hospitals has a longstanding tradition of partnering with the CWRU School of Medicine in the pursuit of translational research that advances industry standards and improves the quality of patient care.

University of Cincinnati

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The University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital together are international leaders in cardiac research. Investigators in the UC Cardiovascular Research Center pursue the cellular and genetic causes of heart disease, and the UC Medical Center, a major referral center for cardiac care and heart transplantation, operates state-of-the-art cardiovascular diagnostic laboratories and a heart failure transplantation clinic.

The University of Toledo

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The University of Toledo (UT) is a public metropolitan university that merged with The Medical University of Ohio in 2006 to create a center for broad-based innovation and focus in academic medical research. The University of Toledo Health Science Campus is home to UT Medical Center hospitals and clinics and many of UT’s health science research and education programs that are teaching the next generation of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Among UT’s featured academic strategies is a commitment to the pursuit of basic, translational and clinical research to advance cardiovascular care.

Global Cardiovascular Innovation Center