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  • 1. Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic Volume 3 Issue 9 Dear Friend of Cleveland Clinic, In this September issue of Catalyst eNews we invite you to learn about the newly formed Neurological Institute, designed to support multidisciplinary, patient-focused care. Read about innovative neurologic-based research, including an unusual study examining bat saliva as a stroke treatment and the grateful families who are offering their support for advancing neurological care. Also, meet our development officers and learn about creative ways to make a gift to Cleveland Clinic. Enjoy, The Catalyst eNews Staff Focus: Neurological Care Transforming Neurological Care Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Offers Transforming Neurological Care Patient-Focused Care Honoring Friends Cleveland Clinic’s dedication to putting Patients First is central to Generosity Aids Epilepsy Research the new institute model Delos M. Cosgrove, M.D., President and CEO, recently implemented across all clinical disciplines. Bat Saliva for Stroke Care Tradition of Family Support Honoring Friends Curiosity Spawns Philanthropic Gift Cleveland Clinic Supporters Fund Research with Named Endowed Chair file:////Seofileserver/pbm/PBM%20Clients/The%20Clevela...2007/2007-09-September/2007-09-Catalyst_eNews-pdf.html (1 of 4)9/13/2007 10:18:00 AM
  • 2. Cleveland Clinic Meet the Development Team Cleveland Clinic supporters David and Francis Dickenson credit their friendship of more than 30 years with Andrea and Joseph F. Hahn, M.D., for the $1.5 million endowed chair they established to honor their friends. Generosity Aids Epilepsy Research Today’s Innovations, Supporters Partner with Researchers’ in Common Goal Tomorrow’s Healthcare is a philanthropic campaign to Ellen and Joe Thomas generously support Cleveland Clinic’s raise $1.25 billion for Cleveland Epilepsy Center because they are grateful for the care Mrs. Clinic. Success will boost Thomas received more than a decade ago. Cleveland Clinic’s already exceptional patient care, research and educational programs. This campaign will Bat Saliva for Stroke Care benefit patients, redefine Stroke Study Tests Blood Clot-dissolving Agent Found in Bat medicine and create new opportunities that have a direct Saliva and beneficial impact on the health and well-being of our Stroke is the number 1 disabling condition for adults in the United local communities. States and the third biggest killer. Stroke is devastating on such a large scale in part because physicians have a limited 3-hour Learn more at window to care for individuals after stroke onset. Cleveland Clinic is challenging the standard 3-hour window of care and testing an unusual source in bat saliva to help treat stroke patients before debilitating side-effects occur. Campaign Giving What’s the Best Way to Give? Tradition of Family Support Wilson, Burkhardt Family Supports Brain Tumor Research Meet Mal and Lea Bank. They set up a charitable remainder Karen Wilson belongs to a family whose interest in the uncharted unitrust and are saving on taxes! territory of the brain is helping advance brain tumor research. Ms. Wilson, her late mother Rose Ella Burkhardt and her mother's late Learn about 2007 Tax Benefits husband, Melvin Burkhardt, each contributed significantly to the << A Gift from Your IRA >> cause. Curiosity Spawns Philanthropic Gift Ralph and Luci Scheys’ Interest in Memory Aids Research, Treatment For years, Ralph Schey has been intrigued by the mysteries of file:////Seofileserver/pbm/PBM%20Clients/The%20Clevela...2007/2007-09-September/2007-09-Catalyst_eNews-pdf.html (2 of 4)9/13/2007 10:18:00 AM
  • 3. Cleveland Clinic memory and interested in helping create a Cleveland Clinic program focusing on diseases associated with the brain. Team Spotlight Meet the Development Team Development Officers Connect Supporters’ Needs with Institute Neurological Institute development officers bridge Cleveland Clinic supporters to Today’s Innovations, Tomorrow’s Healthcare: Deciding Where to Give? Campaign for Cleveland Clinic, a $1.25 billion campaign to further email a development officer patient care, research and educational programs. Need more Campaign Information? Related Links Share your personal Cleveland Clinic experience and your story could be included in an upcoming issue of Catalyst eNews. • Neurological Institute • Diagram of Neurological Institute programs • Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center Save the Date • Epilepsy Center Friday, November 16: • Stroke Center House of Blues, Cleveland • Neurology Join Bright Side of the Road • Neuroradiology Foundation at The First Waltz 2007, a fundraising event to • Neurosciences benefit Cleveland Clinic's efforts toward ALS prevention, • Neurosurgery treatment, education and cure. Named “one of the best parties of • Psychiatry and Psychology the year” by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, The First Waltz is guaranteed to be a celebration of music, fun and heart. • Neurological Institute Leadership Board Read about The First Waltz 2006. • Ways to Make a Gift • Charitable Remainder Trust • Endowed Chair • Estate gift Neurological Institute Development Officers: • email Jason Gray file:////Seofileserver/pbm/PBM%20Clients/The%20Clevela...2007/2007-09-September/2007-09-Catalyst_eNews-pdf.html (3 of 4)9/13/2007 10:18:00 AM
  • 4. Cleveland Clinic • email Laura Robinson Cleveland Clinic Publications • Campaign for Read other Cleveland Clinic publications featuring supporters who Cleveland Clinic are helping to shape the future of healthcare. • Make a Gift • Cleveland Clinic Catalyst • Cleveland Clinic Magazine • PYRAMID Share This Message FREE Health News If you find this information useful, Customize your Cleveland Clinic health news with the convenience please share it with a friend. of Newsletter Sign Up. Choose from a variety of electronic newsletters designed to keep you informed. Delivered straight to <<< Forward to a Friend >>> your inbox, topics include news about the latest medical treatments, wellness tips, innovative research, and heart health. Newsletter Sign Up Cleveland Clinic - Institutional Relations and Development 9500 Euclid Avenue/Dvb Cleveland, OH 44195 216.444.1245 This information is provided by Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition. All rights reserved © file:////Seofileserver/pbm/PBM%20Clients/The%20Clevela...2007/2007-09-September/2007-09-Catalyst_eNews-pdf.html (4 of 4)9/13/2007 10:18:00 AM