Recent research looks at treatments for acid reflux disease, cancers of the chest (thoracic oncology) and lung diseases.

Mayo Clinic chest surgeons are actively engaged in basic, translation and clinic trial research for conditions of the lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and chest wall. Mayo Clinic researchers continually study new diagnosis and treatment options for people with thoracic disease.

Thoracic surgery laboratories and programs

Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics: Lung Regeneration
Thoracic Oncology
Epidemiology and Genetics of Lung Cancer Research Program

Research at Mayo Clinic

Doctors at Mayo Clinic actively conduct research.


See a list of publications on thoracic surgery topics by Mayo Clinic authors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

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May 26, 2023