Gaurab Chakrabarti

Gaurab is a second-year medical student at UT Southwestern. He previously earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computational Neuroscience from Brown University. He is passionate about understanding the biology of cancer and will be pursuing a PhD in Cancer Biology in addition to his MD at UTSW after his second year of medical school. He loves to learn new things and blogs about his findings at As a physician-scientist, Gaurab hopes to function as a basic science researcher, clinician and educator in a large academic center. When he’s not thinking about science or exams, Gaurab enjoys playing guitar, hanging out with his friends and performing an occasional stand-up routine at local comedy clubs.