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TARDIS Mentors in Internal Medicine

Dr. Reeni Abraham

Reeni Abraham, M.D., Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Physician professional development, Empathy in medicine, Hidden curriculum and Medical education.


Dr. Zahid Ahmad

Zahid Ahmad, M.D. , Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases

Research Interests: 1) identifying the cause(s) of cholesterol and triglyceride disorders and 2) establishing new treatment options for patients who suffer from these disorders.


Dr. Subhash Banerjee

Subhash Banerjee, M.D. , Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Research Interests: Biomarkers, Immunotherapy, Kidney cancer, renal cell carcinoma (RCC), Molecular genetics and genomics of cancer,Molecularly targeted therapies, Research translation, Signaling mechanisms and mechanisms of resistance to targeted agents
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Dr. Muhammad Bed

Muhammad Beg, M.D. , Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Research Interests: Cancers of the gastrointestinal tract; Early phase drug development, Phase I/II clinical trials; Experimental therapeutics; Peritoneal diseases


Dr. James Brugarolas

James Brugarolas, M.D., Ph.D., Professor
Director of the Kidney Cancer Program
Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Research Interests: 1) Anti-platelet and anti-thrombotic therapies, 2) Complex coronary and peripheral vascular interventions (special emphasis: chronic total occlusion), 3) Endothelial progenitor stem cell research in cardiovascular medicine


Dr. Thomas Carroll

Thomas J. Carroll, Ph.D., Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and Molecular Biology, Division of Nephrology

Research Interests: Developmental biology, Genetics, Cell polarity, Polycystic kidney disease, and Cancer
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Dr. Ari Cedars

Ari Cedars, M.D., Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Research Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patient-Reported Outcome Tool; The MyHeartApp Mobile patient reported outcome and biometric tool; The Prognosis of Congenital Heart Disease and Genetic Disorders


Dr. James 'Brad' Cutrell

James Cutrell, M.D., Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Research Interests: Antibiotic stewardship; Chronic metabolic complications and malignancy in HIV patients; Clinical outcomes in musculoskeletal and diabetic foot infections; Innovations in graduate medical education; Prevention of surgical site infections


Dr. Sarah Huen

Sarah Huen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Division of Nephrology

Research Interests: Acute Kidney Injury; Inflammation and Sepsis; Inflammatory cachexia; Renal Metabolism
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Dr. Una Makris

Una Makris, M.D., Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Makris’ research is focused on degenerative musculoskeletal pain conditions in older adults. Her research is based out of the Dallas VA and UTSW. Her research spans secondary data analysis, patient reported outcomes research, qualitative methods and more recently trials to evaluate behavioral interventions for comorbid back pain and depression in older adults.


Dr. Michael Shiloh

Michael Shiloh, M.D, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Departments of Internal Medicine and Microbiology, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Research Interests: Innate immune response to intracellular pathogens, Microbial pathogenesis, Mucosal immunology, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Role of carbon monoxide (CO) in host-pathogen interactions
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Dr. Lance Terada

Lance Terada, M.D., Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests: Anchorage sensing and anoikis, Oxidant biochemistry, Signal transduction, and Vascular biology
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Dr. Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren, M.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology

My primary research interest is in treating hypertension and reducing cardiovascular disease and mortality in HD patients
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