Surgical Research

Surgical Research

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Our Mission


The mission of the Division of Surgical Research is to enhance patient care through the advancement of biomedical knowledge, and to employ cutting edge technologies to pursue new therapeutic breakthroughs. The research in the Division spans a variety of disciplines, and encompasses clinical, basic, and translational research.



Jonathan E. Boyson, PhD  Bio | Lab
Division Chief, Associate Professor, Roger G. Allbee Professor of Surgery

Thomas P. Ahern, PhD, MPH  Bio
Assistant Professor

Robert Chase Cockrell, PhD  Bio | Lab
Assistant Professor

Kalev Freeman, MD, PhD  Bio | Lab
Associate Professor

Dev Majumdar, PhD  Bio | Lab
Assistant Professor

Brian L. Sprague, PhD  Bio | Lab
Associate Professor & Green & Gold Professorship in Surgical Research

Administrative Assistant