The Clinician-Investigator Training Program faculty is highly regarded internationally in both clinical and research fields. Because of Mayo Clinic's significant emphasis on implementing translational research, many outstanding staff members are available to serve as mentors and advisers to you 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. Examples of new program areas that bridge both basic and clinical research fields in biomedicine include:
Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., a Clinician-Investigator Training Program alumnus, directs the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Nelson was featured in this ABC News "Nightline" report about HLHS and stem cell therapy:
Dr. Nelson was also included in a stem cell-focused video for Medical Edge, Mayo Clinic's medical news package for TV newscasts: