Troy Lund, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology, Oncology and BMT
Mayo Mail Code 366
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone (612) 625-4185
Fax (612) 624-3913
Preferred method of contact: email
Dr. Lund is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
Originally from Minnesota, Dr. Lund started his schooling in the University of Minnesota system completing degrees in Biology, Chemistry, and Immunology. He received his Masters and Ph.D. studying the Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and his M.D. from the University of Minnesota. He completed a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplantation at the University of Minnesota. He is board certified in Pediatrics.
Dr. Lund's research focuses on understanding the pathophysiological processes underlying metabolic storages diseases (ALD, MLD, MPSI, ETC) and improving the outcomes for metabolic storage disease hematopoietic cell transplantation. He also studying the hematopoietic cell engraftment process during bone marrow transplantation and is trying to improve the efficiency and time to engraftment.
Honors & Awards
- 1996, PhD with "Distinction" (Top 5%)
- 2000, Dr. Garth Englund Scholarship MMF Verndon D.E. Scholarship
- 2001, International Graduate & Professional Scholarship
- 2001, Spink International Scholarship
- 2001, Medical Research Council Laboratory, The Gambia, West Africa developed a PCR protocol to detect HIV-1/HIV-2 from dried blood spots collected in the field.
- 2001, International Travel Award from China Board of New York - to attend Human Rights and Research - An International Perspective conference in Kunming, China
- 2002, Department of Medicine Research Day - Best Medical Student Poster
- 2002, International Medical Education Resource Scholarship to present an abstract at the International Health Medical Education Consortium meeting in Havana, Cuba.
- 2006, AAP International Travel Award to establish G6PD testing in Kampala, Uganda
- 2007, 1st Place Outstanding Achievement in Research by Fellow/Margaret Kendrick Hostetter Award
- 2009, 1st Place Outstanding Achievement in Research by Fellow/Margaret Kendrick Hostetter Award