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April 16, 2020

2020 Harrington Prize Awarded to Dr. Stuart H. Orkin, Boston Children’s Hospital

April 16, 2020, Cleveland, Ohio – The seventh annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been awarded to Stuart H. Orkin, MD, the David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.The Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine, established in 2014 by the Harrington Discovery... Continue Reading

April 07, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute Issues Transatlantic Call for Proposals to Treat Coronavirus and its Clinical Impact

April 7, 2020, CLEVELAND, Ohio USA - The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, today issued a transatlantic call for proposals for new treatments, pursuant to its to support the global fight against novel Coronavirus and potential future pandemic events. Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI)... Continue Reading

April 02, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals to Aid in Global Fight Against Coronavirus Pandemic

April 2, 2020, CLEVELAND, Ohio USA –The Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, announced today a new initiative that galvanizes its transatlantic network of academic institutions, foundations, and philanthropic partners to accelerate promising, near-term therapies to treat COVID-19 and its... Continue Reading

March 04, 2020

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and Harrington Discovery Institute Invite Proposals for 2020 ADDF-Harrington Scholar Award

March 4, 2020, Cleveland, Ohio – Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals and the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) announce a joint request for proposals for the . The ADDF-Harrington Scholar Award is designed to accelerate the translation of innovative research that could treat, prevent, or slow... Continue Reading

February 28, 2020

Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Opens Call for 2021 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award

February 28, 2020, CLEVELAND, Ohio USA – The 2021 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award is now open and accepting Letters of Intent. The award offers inventive physician-scientists resources and expertise to advance their discoveries into medicines. Intellectual property rights are retained by the award recipient or his or her... Continue Reading

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

January 01, 2020

2020-2021 Harrington Annual Publication

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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

October 07, 2019

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

has today decided to award the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to , Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. Animals need oxygen for the conversion of food into useful energy. The fundamental importance of oxygen has been... Continue Reading