Purna Kashyap, MBBS conducts research in therapies for Gastroenterology and Hepatology disorders at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
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The Gastroenterology and Hepatology (GIH) Neoplasia Fellowship Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester provides a unique environment for exceptional candidates to pursue advanced training in tumors affecting the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

You will become highly skilled in the multi-disciplinary management of sporadic and hereditary gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and pancreatic cancers, and gain extensive experience with the clinical and research tools needed for a successful academic career in this field.

Clinical and research opportunities are readily available with respect to all major gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancers, with special emphases on prevention, early detection, and endoscopic intervention.

Applicants should be interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine and/or medical research.

The program provides a full-time, 12-month training experience. In special circumstances, arrangements can be made for other lengths of training depending on your needs and interests.

Program history

The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Neoplasia Fellowship Program began in 2008. It is anticipated that one fellow will complete training in this program each year. The program’s 10 graduates all currently hold academic faculty positions at Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Columbia University, University of Calgary, and other leading international academic centers.

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