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Dear Friend of Cleveland Clinic,

  1. 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 Honoring Friends Generosity Aids Epilepsy Research Bat Saliva for Stroke Care Tradition of Family Support Curiosity Spawns Philanthropic Gift Transforming Neurological Care Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Offers Patient-Focused Care Cleveland Clinic’s dedication to putting Patients First is central to the new institute model Delos M. Cosgrove, M.D., President and CEO, recently implemented across all clinical disciplines. Honoring Friends 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. 2. Cleveland Clinic Meet the Development Team Today’s Innovations, Tomorrow’s Healthcare is a philanthropic campaign to raise $1.25 billion for Cleveland Clinic. Success will boost Cleveland Clinic’s already exceptional patient care, research and educational programs. This campaign will benefit patients, redefine medicine and create new opportunities that have a direct and beneficial impact on the health and well-being of our local communities. Learn more at Campaign Giving What’s the Best Way to Give? Meet Mal and Lea Bank. They set up a charitable remainder unitrust and are saving on taxes! Learn about 2007 Tax Benefits << A Gift from Your IRA >> 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 Supporters Partner with Researchers’ in Common Goal Ellen and Joe Thomas generously support Cleveland Clinic’s Epilepsy Center because they are grateful for the care Mrs. Thomas received more than a decade ago. Bat Saliva for Stroke Care Stroke Study Tests Blood Clot-dissolving Agent Found in Bat Saliva Stroke is the number 1 disabling condition for adults in the United States and the third biggest killer. Stroke is devastating on such a large scale in part because physicians have a limited 3-hour 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. Tradition of Family Support Wilson, Burkhardt Family Supports Brain Tumor Research Karen Wilson belongs to a family whose interest in the uncharted territory of the brain is helping advance brain tumor research. Ms. Wilson, her late mother Rose Ella Burkhardt and her mother's late husband, Melvin Burkhardt, each contributed significantly to the 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. 3. Cleveland Clinic Deciding Where to Give? email a development officer Need more Campaign Information? Related Links • Neurological Institute • Diagram of Neurological Institute programs • Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center • Epilepsy Center • Stroke Center • Neurology • Neuroradiology • Neurosciences • Neurosurgery • Psychiatry and Psychology • Neurological Institute Leadership Board • Ways to Make a Gift • Charitable Remainder Trust • Endowed Chair • Estate gift Neurological Institute Development Officers: • email Jason Gray 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: Campaign for Cleveland Clinic, a $1.25 billion campaign to further patient care, research and educational programs. Share your personal Cleveland Clinic experience and your story could be included in an upcoming issue of Catalyst eNews. Save the Date Friday, November 16: House of Blues, Cleveland Join Bright Side of the Road Foundation at The First Waltz 2007, a fundraising event to benefit Cleveland Clinic's efforts toward ALS prevention, treatment, education and cure. Named “one of the best parties of the year” by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, The First Waltz is guaranteed to be a celebration of music, fun and heart. Read about The First Waltz 2006. 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. 4. Cleveland Clinic • email Laura Robinson • Campaign for Cleveland Clinic • Make a Gift Share This Message If you find this information useful, please share it with a friend. <<< Forward to a Friend >>> Cleveland Clinic Publications Read other Cleveland Clinic publications featuring supporters who are helping to shape the future of healthcare. • Cleveland Clinic Catalyst • Cleveland Clinic Magazine • PYRAMID FREE Health News Customize your Cleveland Clinic health news with the convenience of Newsletter Sign Up. Choose from a variety of electronic newsletters designed to keep you informed. Delivered straight to 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