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Division of Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery

Ana M. Grau, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Grau is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (General Surgery). She is a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist. Her clinical interests focus on breast disease, melanoma, soft tissue sarcoma, and gastrointestinal malignancy.

Education:
Dr. Grau completed her M.D. degree with Maximum Distinction at Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, in 1990.

Postdoctoral Training:
Following four years of resident training in General Surgery at Universidad Catolica de Chile, Dr. Grau began a second residency in General Surgery at the University of Arizona, Tucson Hospitals and completed that in 1999. During that time she also trained as a research fellow in Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. After completing general surgical residency at the University of Arizona, she then completed a two-year fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Research:
Dr. Grau's research interests include basic and translational cancer studies with emphasis on the role of Transforming Growth Factor beta and Nuclear Factor kappa B in gastrointestinal and breast malignancies.

Publications:
Review some of Dr. Grau's abstracts on PubMed.

Dr. Grau's CV is available here in Adobe PDF format.

Contact:
Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery 
597 Preston Research Building
2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232-6860
Phone: (615) 322-2391
Fax: (615) 343-4598
email: ana.grau@vanderbilt.edu

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