Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., is a general internal medicine practitioner, with a specialty interest in regenerative medicine.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Congenital and degenerative heart disease, including hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS)
  • Clinical trials for regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies
  • Translational transplant medicine
  • Application of stem cell technologies in treating degenerative diseases
  • Ethics of stem cell technologies and therapies

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Nelson is active in research and education, mentoring students and fellows, and teaching multiple courses to graduate and medical students.

Dr. Nelson is the director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

  1. Congenital heart disease
  2. Heart disease
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Stem cell technologies
  • Translational transplant medicine
  • Congenital and degenerative heart disease
  • Clinical trials for regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies
  • Ethics of stem cell technologies/therapies

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2010
    Chief ResidentClinician-Investigator Training Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2010
    Research Fellowship - Clinician-Investigator Training ProgramDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2008
    ResidentInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 1998
    BS - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, summa cum laudeUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Teacher of the YearMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2013
    President's AwardUniversity of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  3. 2012
    Department of Medicine New Investigator AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  4. 2009
    Specialized Workforce - Individualized MedicineMarriott Program for Individualized Medicine
  5. 2009
    Young Investigator Award6th International Symposium on Stem Cell Therapy and Cardiovascular Innovations
  6. 2009
    Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular SciencesAmerican Heart Association
  7. 2008
    Senior Resident Teaching AwardInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  8. 2008
    Mitochondrial Medicine AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2008
    James B. Nutter Family and Maria Long Family Fellow in Cardiovascular ResearchMayo Clinic
  10. 2000
    Medical Scientist Training Program FellowshipMedical College of Wisconsin

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberTeam Science Task Force
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberBMB Search Committee
  3. 2014 - present
    MemberPulmonary Search Committee
  4. 2013 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2013 - present
    MemberCenter for Regenerative Medicine Biotrust Oversight Committee
  6. 2013 - present
    MemberCenter for Regenerative Medicine Translational Oversight Committee
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberCenter for Regenerative Medicine Programs Oversight Committee
  8. 2013 - present
    MemberMedical Scientist Training Program Committee
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberT32 Clinical Pharmacology Training Grant, NIH, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health
  10. 2012 - present
    Advisory Group MemberCIM Pharmacogenomics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Stem Cell Research
  12. 2011 - 2014
    Advisory Council MemberMedical Grand Rounds, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2011 - 2013
    MemberClinomics Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
  14. 2010 - present
    Executive Committee MemberClinician-Investigator Training Program, Executive Committee, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2010 - present
    Medical DirectorTransplant Center, Regenerative Medicine Consult Service, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  16. 2010 - present
    Program DirectorProgram for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  17. 2009 - 2010
    Chief Resident - MemberExecutive Committee, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2009 - present
    Basic Science RepresentativeAmerican Heart Association
  19. 2005 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
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