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Current TARDIS Trainees

Colin Bergstrom, M.D.

Dr. Colin Bergstrom

Residency Program: Internal Medicine
TARDIS Program: 2020-2022
PI Mentor: Ezra Burstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Investigating biomarkers and their relationship to the tumor micro-environment as well as tumorigenesis.

Raghav Chandra, M.D.

Dr. Raghav Chandra

Residency Program:Surgery
TARDIS Program: 2020-2022
PI Mentor: John Minna, M.D.
Project: Investigating the tumor microenvironment and targets for macrophage polarization for Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Roy Elias, M.D.

Dr. Roy Elias

Residency Program: Internal Medicine
TARDIS Program: 2019-2021
PI Mentor: James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Examining the technologies of Immuno-PET and tumor xenograft models in immunocompetent mice.

John Karalis, M.D.

photo of Dr. John Karalis

Residency Program: Surgery
TARDIS Program: 2020-2022
PI Mentor: Sam Wang, M.D.
Project: Elucidating the basic mechanisms of gastric carcinogenesis, focusing on the outcomes disparity of the Hispanic population, and developing therapeutic targets for anti-neoplastic agents.