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February 27, 2020

Scientists successfully test new way to deliver gene therapy

CLEVELAND — February 27, 2020—Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have used a unique method to safely deliver gene therapy to fight a rare, but irreversible, genetic eye disorder known as .By using chemically modified lipids - instead of the viruses most commonly used as carriers - Stargardt disease did not... Continue Reading

January 27, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute Invites Proposals for 2020 Harrington UK Rare Disease Scholar Award

January 27, 2020, Cleveland, Ohio – The Harrington Discovery Institute® at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, and its registered UK charity (Fund for Cures UK) have issued a call for proposals for the 2020 Harrington UK Rare Disease Scholar Award, a new program to advance promising research into novel treatments for... Continue Reading

December 19, 2019

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Announces 2020 Scholar-Innovator Award Recipients

December 19, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio – The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, today announced the 2020 class of Harrington Scholar-Innovators, which includes the Institute’s first Canadian Scholar. The grants will support a range of drug discovery projects including novel therapies for... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Morgan Stanley to let clients use donor-advised funds focused on drug discovery

Key PointsTek Image / Science Photo Library / Getty ImagesMorgan Stanley is starting a new program that will let clients donate money to find treatments and cures for diseases.The program, called Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures, began today in tandem with a two-day conference the financial services firm is hosting.All donations made... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Morgan Stanley Attempts to Bridge the 'Valley of Death'

Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures is the first special interest initiative of the Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust.Morgan Stanley announced the launch of Morgan Stanley GIFT Cures, in partnership with the Harrington Discovery Institute, on Tuesday at its annual The Exchange conference. This is the first special interest... Continue Reading

January 20, 2019

A Major Grant to Keep Aging Brains Healthy

Andrew A. Pieper, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Brain Health Medicines at Harrington Discovery Institute is program director for the $9.6 million grant, entitled Restoring the Neurovascular Unit, awarded to three members of Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in 2018 for their research into brain health... Continue Reading

July 25, 2017

2013 Scholar Innovator Dr. Sandy Markowitz's Startup Rodeo Therapeutics Raises $5.9M for Drugs to Regenerate Tissue.

If you could write a medical wish-list of futuristic technologies, regenerating tissue would be pretty high up there. It could do things like treat a variety of inflammatory conditions and even help cancer patients regrow healthy cells.A new Seattle-based biotech startup, Rodeo Therapeutics, is hoping its technology can make... Continue Reading

May 27, 2017

Crain's Cleveland Names Who's Who in Politics, Business, and Philanthropy in the Region

From CEOs and politicians to philanthropists and entrepreneurs, Crain’s Who’s Who list is just a snapshot of those making an impact on Northeast Ohio. There were no specific criteria used, but our editorial team huddled and determined which leaders we thought every person doing business in the region should know. Special... Continue Reading

September 13, 2016

Lasker Award Honors William Kaelin, MD, Harrington Scientific Advisory Board Member

The Lasker Awards, among the most respected prizes in medicine, will go to six researchers who made major discoveries in physiology and virology, and to a scientist who has tirelessly promoted science education, the announced on Tuesday.The awards, honoring basic medical research, clinical research and special achievement... Continue Reading

May 05, 2016

Nature Article on Philanthropy in Drug Development Features The Harrington Project for Discovery and Development

For the past decade, venture philanthropists have been working to propel promising therapies and vaccines into the clinic, with some success.Venture philanthropist Bill Gates looks on as a health worker vaccinates a child in GhanaIn December 2015, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan made a stunning... Continue Reading

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