Jan C. Buckner, MD

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Professor and Chair of Oncology

Mayo Clinic


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.