Alumni

Dr. Roberts has trained numerous graduate students, visiting scientists and postdoctoral fellows in his Hepatobiliary Cancer Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Here are some of the alumni of the lab who have trained with Dr. Roberts and his team as visiting clinicians and scientists, postdoctoral fellows, research trainees, internal medicine residents, students and others.

Visiting clinicians and scientists

  • Ning Zhang, M.D., visiting scientist, 302 Military Hospital of China, 302 Military University, Beijing, China, 2016-2017
  • Wei-Dong Jin, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Wuhan General Hospital of Guangzhou Military Command, Wuhan, China, 2016-2017
  • Keun-Soo Ahn, M.D., M.S., visiting scientist, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea, 2016-2017
  • Li Li, M.D., visiting scientist, Beijing YouAn Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, 2016-2017
  • Katsuyuki Miyabe, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan, 2015-2017
  • Zhen Yang, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Medical College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, 2014-2016
  • Shaoqing Wang, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China, 2014-2016
  • Jeong Won Jang, M.D., visiting scientist, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea, 2014-2015
  • Yu Wang, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Medical College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, 2014-2015
  • Gang Chen, Ph.D., visiting scientist, Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, China, 2013-2015
  • Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, M.D., visiting scientist, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010-2015
  • Yanling Zhou, Ph.D., visiting scientist, Medical School of Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2013-2014
  • Dongye Yang, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, University of Hongkong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518000, China 2012-2013
  • Yong Fang, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China, 2012-2013
  • Tae Hyo Kim, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Gyeongsang University College of Medicine, Jinju, South Korea, 2011-2013
  • Yoo Na N. Kang, M.D., Ph.D., visiting scientist, Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center Daegu, South Korea, 2010-2011
  • Jairo A. Garcia, visiting clinician, Fundacion Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia, 2011
  • Jia Li, M.D., visiting scientist, Tianjin Infectious Disease Hospital, Tianjin, China, 2009-2010
  • Dwight Whittle, M.D., visiting clinician, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 2008-2009

Postdoctoral fellows, research associates and research trainees

  • Hamdi Ali, M.D., postdoctoral fellow, 2015-present
  • Jessica Cvinar, M.D., postdoctoral fellow, 2015-2016
  • Hager Ahmed Mohammed, M.D., research trainee/research fellow, 2013-2016
  • Jonggi Choi, M.D., research trainee, 2014-2015
  • Bubu Banini, M.D., Ph.D., research trainee/research fellow, 2013-2015
  • Hassan Ghoz, M.D., research trainee/research fellow, 2013-2015
  • Xiaodan Zhang, D.D.S., M.S., research trainee/research fellow, 2012-2015
  • Kais Zakharia, M.D., postdoctoral fellow, 2015
  • Albert Ndzengue, M.D., M.S., research trainee/research fellow, 2013-2014
  • Mohammed Aboelsoud, M.D., research trainee, 2013-2014
  • Esha Baichoo, M.D., research trainee, 2012-2013
  • Kais Zakharia, M.D., research trainee/research fellow, 2012-2013
  • Chunling Hu, Ph.D., research associate, 2009-2013
  • Abdirashid M. Shire, Ph.D., research associate, 2005-2013
  • Xiaohong Gai, M.D., research trainee, 2011-2012
  • Elif Seven, research trainee, 2010-2011
  • Ju Dong Yang, M.D., research fellow, 2009-2011
  • Ikuo Nakamura, M.D., Ph.D., research fellow, 2008-2011
  • Abdul M. Oseini, M.D., research fellow, 2007-2010
  • Joseph Kaiya, M.D., research fellow, 2008-2009
  • Jinping Lai, M.D., Ph.D., senior research fellow/senior research associate, 2001-2009
  • Dalbir Sandhu, M.D., research trainee, 2007-2008
  • Vivek Tharayil, M.D., research trainee, 2006-2007
  • Ruben Bonilla-Guerrero, M.D., Ph.D., research associate, 2004-2007

Gastroenterology and hepatology fellows

  • Ju Dong Yang, M.D., 2016 American Liver Foundation Hans Popper Memorial Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, 2015-present
  • Benyam Addissie, M.D., gastroenterology fellow, July 2015-present
  • Nicole Loo, M.D., transplant hepatology fellow, July 2015-present
  • Renumathy Dhanasekaran, M.D., gastroenterology fellow, 2012-present
  • Mamatha P. Bhat, M.D., hepatology fellow, 2012-2013
  • Carlos Romero Marrero, M.D., hepatology and hepatobiliary neoplasia fellow, 2009-2011
  • Naoki Umeda, M.D., hepatology fellow research project, hepatology fellow, 2008-2010

Internal medicine residents

  • Thoetchai Bee Peeraphatdit, M.D., internal medicine research rotation, 2014-present
  • George B. Saffouri, M.D., internal medicine research rotation, 2013-present
  • Benyam D. Addissie, M.D., internal medicine research rotation, 2012-2013
  • Esra Olgun, M.D., internal medicine research rotation, 2008-2009
  • Manivannan Veerasamy, M.B.B.S., M.R.C.P., internal medicine research rotation, 2007-2008

Medical students

  • Lorena Marcano Bonilla, Mayo Clinic – University of Puerto Rico M.D.-Ph.D. program, 2015-2016
  • Patricia Neumaier, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria, 2015
  • Maria Eugenia Lozada Franco, Mayo Clinic — University of Puerto Rico M.D.-M.S. program, 2014-2015
  • Maria Eugenia Lozada Franco, Mayo Clinic Minority Medical Student Summer research fellow, 2013
  • Carlos Vives Alvarado, 2012
  • Victor Perez, Mayo Clinic Minority Medical Student Summer research fellow, 2011
  • Maria J. Bachman, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2011
  • Rochelle J. Molitor, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2011
  • Nirmala Narla, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2011
  • Lindsey E. Roeker, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2011
  • Kathryn S. Handlogten, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2011
  • Rachel Steckelberg, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2009
  • Katie Seligman, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2009
  • Mariana Cook-Huynh, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2009
  • Neera Kumar, Service Education and Research Volunteer Elective for Mayo Medical Students, 2009
  • Cristine N. Klatt-Cromwell, summer medical research student, 2008
  • Maikel Botros, summer medical research student, 2008

Graduate students

  • Jianbo Huang, M.D., visiting graduate student, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2016-present
  • Dehai Wu, M.D., visiting graduate student, Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China, 2015-present
  • Essa Mohamed, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences rotation, Ph.D. thesis project, clinical and translational sciences, 2013-present
  • Margaret Akinhanmi, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences rotation, Ph.D. thesis project, clinical and translational sciences, 2014-2015
  • Chenchao Ma, visiting graduate student, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 2014-2015
  • Xiwei Ding, M.D., visiting graduate student, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 2013-2015
  • Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, M.D., Ph.D. student, Clinical and Translational Sciences, Mayo Graduate School, 2010-2015
  • Ying Li, M.D., visiting graduate student, Tianjin Third Central Hospital, Tianjin, China, 2013-2014
  • Alexander Miamen, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences rotation, Ph.D. thesis project, immunology, 2012-2014
  • Yichun Chen, M.D., visiting graduate student/research trainee, Sun Yat-sen Medical College of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 2012-2013
  • Shaoshan Han, M.D., visiting graduate student from Xian Jiaotong University, 2011-2012
  • Antoneicka Harris, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences rotation, 2012
  • Xin Zheng, M.D., visiting graduate student, Xian Jiaotong University, 2010-2011
  • Danielle Miranda, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences rotation, 2010

Undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students

  • Hawa Ali, summer research student, senior year capstone project, 2015-2017
  • Loretta K. Allotey, summer research student, 2014-2016
  • Michael Morris, summer research student, American Gastroenterological Association Investing in the Future Award, 2016
  • Deborah Ehie, summer research student, American Gastroenterological Association Investing in the Future Award, 2016
  • Safra Mohammed, summer research student, 2015
  • Hassan Shaleh, post-baccalaureate student, Mayo Graduate School Initiative to Maximize Student Development, 2013-2015
  • Jeffrey Boakye, summer research student, 2014
  • Yaa Kwansa, summer research student, 2013
  • Essa Mohamed, post-baccalaureate student, Mayo Graduate School Initiative to Maximize Student Development, 2012-2013
  • Omar Warsame, summer research student, 2012
  • Christopher Cheung, summer research student, 2010
  • Suresh K. Nayar, summer research student, 2010
  • Sarah Thornburgh, summer research student, 2010
  • Kristen-Kaye Goulbourne, summer research student, 2010
  • Rebecca Dove, summer research student, 2009
  • Donald Garrett, post-baccalaureate student, 2009
  • Deeko Hassan, post-baccalaureate student, Mayo Graduate School Initiative to Maximize Student Diversity, 2008-2009
  • Clémence Collet, B.S., research trainee, 2008
  • Nicholas Akogyeram, summer research student, 2008
  • Colin Boettcher, summer research student, 2008
  • Kendra Kesty, summer research student, 2008
  • Kadra Gulaid, M.P.H., post-baccalaureate student, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Initiative to Maximize Student Diversity, 2006-2008
  • Vwaire Orhurhu, summer research student, 2007
  • Kenard K. Jackson, summer research student, Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition Student Research Fellowship Award 2006, 2006-2007