At Keep Memory Alive, we’re committed to improving the lives of patients and family caregivers as they navigate the extraordinary challenges of brain disorders. Donations to Keep Memory Alive exclusively support Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which treats patients with Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's disease, as well as frontotemporal dementia, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy.
The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health offers a unique model of integrated care, social services and research. Having conducted more than 65 clinical trials, the center is among the largest Alzheimer’s clinical research programs in the country.
Our success in finding new drug treatments depends on having enough people participate. We are one of the largest clinical trial programs in the U.S. for Alzheimer's, yet we still need your help, support, and participation in our research.Learn more.
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Has opened a spectacular Frank Gehry-designed building housing our clinical and research operations
Has joined Cleveland Clinic, one of the country's top four hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of best hospitals
Attracted world-renowned Alzheimer's expert, Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD to lead our center
Named Nobel laureate, Stanley Prusiner, MD, as chair of our scientific advisory board
Employs five of the nine best neurologists listed in Las Vegas Life magazine's 2012 & 2013 Top Doctors
Employs the only neurologist in Nevada fellowship-trained in multiple sclerosis
Has opened the only Huntington's Disease Comprehensive Clinic in Nevada
Expanded the multiple sclerosis program with a $1.35 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Has provided no-cost social services support to over 3,500 individuals who have enjoyed over 18,000 face-to-face contacts with our patient and family services team
Facilitated more than 55,000 patient appointments with our medical providers
Convened worldwide leaders in multiple system atrophy to develop a roadmap for research into improved understanding and treatment
Provided more than 17,000 hours of education to students spanning K-12 to medical residents
Established a Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry; the first fellow started in July 2014
With just 11 doctors, published more than 160 scientific papers advancing the science of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, neuropsychology, brain trauma and clinical trials
Has founded a Retired Athletes Clinic, providing treatment for professional athletes suffering from repeated head trauma
Has enrolled over 450 professional fighters in a research study assessing the longitudinal impact of head trauma
Built one of the largest Alzheimer's disease clinical trials programs in the country with more than 30 trials
Has installed a PET brain scan for use in amyloid imaging of the brain, providing the greatest insight ever into Alzheimer's-related plaques
Has been spotlighted in a Larry King CNN special airing in 212 countries, Unthinkable: The Alzheimer's Epidemic
Celebrated Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at our 16th annual Power of Love™ gala, raising millions for our programs
Volunteers provided more than 63,000 unpaid hours of compassionate, welcoming support to patients and families
Raised over $200 million through an integrated fundraising entity, Keep Memory Alive, to advance progress towards a cure
100% of your support of Keep Memory Alive goes to Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to continue advancing brain science for the benefit of our community, helping us foster a brain span that matches our lifespan. Watch Overview Video