Clinician-Investigator Training Program
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
Badley, Andrew D., 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
Dean, Patrick G., 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
Farrugia, Gianrico, 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
Limper, Andrew H., 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
Pittock, Siobhan T., 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
Roberts, Lewis R., M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
- Professor of Medicine
- Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Director for Research, Mayo Medical School
- Associate Director, Predoctoral Programs (M.D.-M.S.), Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Terzic, Carmen M., 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
Recent program trainees
Weroha, Saravut (John) J., 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"
Current program trainees
Anderson, Bradley (Brad) W., 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.
Eaton, John E., 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.