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Ryan M. Carr, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Oncologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Ryan M. Carr, M.D., Ph.D., is a medical oncologist focusing on gastrointestinal malignancies, especially pancreatic cancer. He completed Internal Medicine Residency and Hematology & Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in the Clinical Investigator Program. He is Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is currently Assistant Professor of Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Division of Medical Oncology.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Carr is active in basic and translational research. He was awarded a Mayo Foundation Scholar year in 2022 during which he formed collaborative translational research efforts with the Integrated Mathematical Oncology group at Moffitt Cancer Center. His research interests include:

  • Epigenetics and transcriptional regulation of pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer digital pathology and spatial bioinformatics
  • Development of evolutionary therapy strategies in pre-clinical studies and human clinical trials
  • Digital twin technology to study metastatic cancer dynamics for predictive oncology
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Evolutionary Therapy Clinical Trials
  • Digital Twins for Predictive Oncology
  1. 2021
    FellowHematology/Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2018
    ResidentInternal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2015
    MD / PhD - Medical Scientist Training ProgramUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago


  1. 2018
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2022
    Mayo Foundation ScholarDivision of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Cancer Research
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Evolution, Ecology and Cancer