Neurological & Behavioral Research

Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Center investigators at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is devoted to studying outcomes for patients with neurological and neuropsychiatric conditions and has developed a reputation for novel methodologies and approaches that have the potential to improve health outcomes for patients.

The center collaborates with faculty from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and School of Arts and Sciences, the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, the Veterans Health Administration, MetroHealth Medical Center, the Case Western Reserve University Prevention Research Center and the Cleveland Clinic, along with multiple other domestic and international Universities.

Recent Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Center highlights include implementation of a Minority Advisory Board (MAB) that is intended to help support a successful grant submission to establish a Cleveland-wide Alzheimer's Disease Research Center in collaboration with the Case Brain Health Collaborative.

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Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (CADRC)

The Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, supported by a two-year NIH grant, will bring together top researchers and clinicians from University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and the MetroHealth System. CADRC focuses on accelerating research for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

Particular areas of focus for the center will be atypical Alzheimer's disease (e.g. "rapidly progressive"), Lewy body dementia, healthy individuals at risk for developing dementia, and underserved populations. In addition to community outreach, the center will develop infrastructure and support for promising new investigators and promote the translation of findings from the laboratory to new therapeutics for these devastating diseases.