Get to Know DLMP’s Vice Chair of Research: Peter Lucas, M.D., Ph.D.

Answers From the Lab

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by Peter Lucas, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of Research for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) at Mayo Clinic.

Their discussion includes:

  • Dr. Lucas’ extensive pathology and research background and his journey to Mayo Clinic.
  • His goals for expanding DLMP’s research activities and advancing innovation in diagnostics.
  • How laboratory research has evolved over his career and how researchers can continue to make progress despite obstacles.
  • The importance of having good mentors, collaborating with others, staying curious, and remaining persistent to achieve goals.

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Luci Gens

Luci Gens is a marketing manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She joined Mayo Clinic in 2022 and has over ten years of experience in hospital-based marketing and communications.