Jan Buckner, MD, is professor of oncology at Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN. Dr. Buckner received his doctoral degree from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, completed a residency in internal medicine at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI, and completed his fellowship in medical oncology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Research interests include: 1.) clinical trials of novel therapies for patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors; 2.) correlative studies to determine the clinical significance of histologic and genetic variables in brain tumor tissue; 3.) pharmacokinetic interactions among antineoplastic and anticonvulsant medications; 4.) neurobehavioral consequences of brain tumors and their treatment; and, 5.) methodologic issues in designing clinical trials for brain tumor patients.