Paul DiCorleto, PhD

Paul DiCorleto, PhD

As Chair of the Lerner Research Institute, Paul DiCorleto, PhD, oversees all laboratory and clinical research at Cleveland Clinic. An expert in cardiovascular biology, he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles on the biological pathways leading to atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries. Dr. DiCorleto is actively involved in educating future scientists.

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If You Have High Blood Pressure, Salt Still Matters

Tags: blood pressure, high blood pressure, hypertension, research, salt, sodium

Even with the ongoing debate about dietary sodium, hypertension and heart disease, salt still has a connection to high blood pressure. A new discovery sheds light on this critical connection.


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Is Alcohol Really Good for You?

Tags: alcohol, cholesterol, heart disease, research

If you enjoy a having a drink, you may perk up when you read a headline touting the health benefits of alcohol. But you also may wonder — how strong is the science behind the headlines?


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How Science is Mending Broken Hearts

Tags: Cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplant, innovation, research

Too often, cardiomyopathy goes undetected and untreated for too long. Scientists are working to change that.


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4 Ways Science Will Change Your Health in 2015

Tags: diagnostic tests, heart disease, research, vaccines

These four discoveries made headlines in the past. Now, they’re poised to make a real impact on patient care in 2015 and beyond.


inflammation

Why You Should Pay Attention to Chronic Inflammation

Tags: cancer, heart disease, inflammation, innovation, research

Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease. Find out why researchers spend so much time understanding it — and what you can do to prevent it now.


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Why Scientists Put Your Diet Under the Microscope

Tags: Crohn's disease, diet, digestive diseases, healthy diet, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis

Painful digestive diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease are on the rise. Find out why researchers focus on the Western diet’s role in risk.


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Crowd Power: A New Way to Solve Health Problems

Tags: HIV, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, innovation, research

Marketers do it. Fundraisers do it. Smartphone apps do it. Now, scientists are turning to the power of the crowd to solve health’s biggest challenges.


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Busting 4 Myths About Stem Cell Research

Tags: diabetes, heart disease, innovation, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, myths, Parkinson's Disease, research, stem cells, stroke

Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Get the facts on this flourishing field.


Antibiotics

When Antibiotics Stop Working, What’s Next?

Tags: antibiotics, bacterial infection, innovation, research

We may be entering a postantibiotic era, where drug-resistant “superbugs” threaten our health and economy. Learn how science is fighting these superbugs.


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How 3D Printing Makes Surgery More Personal

Tags: 3D Printer, 3D printing, innovation, liver disease, transplant

3D printing gives surgeons individualized models of the liver to guide their work. Welcome to the age of precise, personalized surgery.