Alumni Profiles

The Clinician-Investigator Training Program faculty is highly regarded internationally in both basic research and clinical research. Because of Mayo Clinic's significant emphasis on and expertise in basic research and implementing translational research, many outstanding staff members are available to serve as mentors and advisers during the program. You will have direct access to these individuals throughout your training.

Many members of Mayo's faculty are actively involved in established research activities, either as part of designated centers or independent laboratories. Examples of programmatic areas and centers include:

Discovery's Edge and Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine highlight the Clinician-Investigator Training Program.

Mayo Clinic faculty and former program trainees

Andrew D. Badley, M.D.

Andrew D. Badley, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Resources

Director, HIV Immunology Laboratory

Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Office of Translation to Practice

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Patrick G. Dean, M.D.

Patrick G. Dean, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Consultant, Division of Transplantation Surgery

Clinician-Investigator research: Effects of anti-HLA antibodies on transplanted organs through the use of mouse models and kidney biopsies

Clinical practice: Kidney and pancreas transplantation

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Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

Professor of Medicine and Physiology

Vice President and CEO, Mayo Clinic's Florida campus

Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering

Director, NIH Program Project Grant on pathobiology of the enteric system

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Andrew H. Limper, M.D.

Andrew H. Limper, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Associate Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine

Former Chair, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Former Vice Executive Dean for Research

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Siobhan T. Pittock, M.B., B.Ch.

Siobhan T. Pittock, M.B., B.Ch.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Consultant, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine; joint appointment in Endocrinology

Vice Chair, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine; Physician-in-Chief, Mayo Clinic Children's Center

Clinical and research interest in pediatric thyroid cancer

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Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine

Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Director for Research, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Associate Director, Predoctoral Programs (M.D.-M.S.), Center for Clinical and Translational Science

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Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D.

Carmen M. Terzic, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Advisory Board Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program

Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Faculty member, Center for Regenerative Medicine

Research: Nucleocytoplasmic transport and cardiac differentiation, role of nuclear transport in the pathogenesis of cardiac diseases, stem cells differentiation

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Recent program trainees

Eva M. Carmona Porquera, M.D., Ph.D.

Eva M. Carmona Porquera, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Consultant, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Research: Lung defense, infection and fibrosis

Funding: NIH K08 (HL112849)

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Saravut (John) J. Weroha, M.D., Ph.D.

Saravut (John) J. Weroha, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oncology and Pharmacology

Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology

Research: Ovarian cancer preclinical and clinical drug development

Funding: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Early Career Award; NIH R01 CA184502, "Avatar-directed Treatment for Ovarian Cancer"

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Current program trainees

Brad W. Anderson, M.D.

Brad W. Anderson, M.D.

Chief Resident, Clinician-Investigator Training Program

Clinician-Investigator research: Detection of gastric cancer by assay of novel methylated DNA markers

Abstract: Anderson BW, et al. Tu1281 aberrant methylation during gastric carcinogenesis: Patterns of acquisition using novel methylated DNA markers from whole methylome discovery. Gastroenterology. 2016;150:S863.

John E. Eaton, M.D.

John E. Eaton, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research: Therapeutic clinical trials and biomarkers that can better predict key disease outcomes in primary sclerosing cholangitis

Abstract: Eaton JE, et al. Performance of magnetic resonance elastography in primary sclerosing cholangitis. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2016;31:1184.

Abstract: Eaton JE, et al. Biliary multifocal chromosomal polysomy and cholangiocarcinoma in primary sclerosing cholangitis. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015;110:299.

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