To learn more about research in pulmonary and critical care medicine, click on the links below.
The physicians within the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine who see patients on a routine, daily basis are active in clinical research. Research efforts provide the link between the patients with the opportunity to participate in appropriate research studies related to their condition. Learn more about pulmonary research at Mayo Clinic.
The Thoracic Diseases Research Unit (TDRU) is the administrative entity supporting research in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division at Mayo Clinic Rochester. It provides support for scientists with research programs in both the laboratory sciences and in clinical investigation.
The Epidemiology and Genetics of Lung Cancer research program seeks to identify the susceptibility genes involved in lung cancer carcinogenesis, cancer progression, long-term survival and quality of life. The program is also investigating the familial clusters of lung cancer and other non-cancerous lung disorders.