Dr. Fahey's clinical and basic research has focused on endocrine and pancreatic cancer. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Surgical Endocrinology.
Translational and Clinical Research Projects:
- Molecular differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodules
- BRAF mutations in thyroid FNA samples: implications and decision making
regional vs. general anesthesia for patients undergoing thyroidectomypreoperative localization for patients with hyperparathyroidismlaparoscopic approaches to the adrenal glandsmolecular analysis of thyroid FNA biopsies to differentiate benign and malignant thyroid nodules
Basic Science Research Projects:
- molecular differentiation of benign and malignant thyroid nodulesmolecular identification of bone marrow metastases in patients with breast carcinomamolecular characterization of pancreatic cancer
Research Support:Characterization of Gene Deletions on the Short Arm of Chromosome 3 in Thyroid CancerPrincipal Investigator Source: American Cancer Society Institutional Research GrantPathophysiologic and Biochemical Changes of Thermal Injury - U.T. Southwestern Burn Center GrantParticipating Faculty C. James Carrico, M.D., Principal InvestigatorGenetic Polymorphisms in Patients with Pancreatic CancerPrincipal Investigator Source: Alice Bohmfalk Charitable TrustHand Assisted Laparoscopic Enterocystoplasty in the DogCo-Investigator Source: Pilot Grant Program in Minimal Access SurgeryEndoscopic Video-Assisted Femoral-Popliteal Arterial Bypass GraftingCo-Investigator Source: Pilot Grant Program in Minimal Access SurgeryMechanisms of Growth of Pancreatic Cancer Principal Investigator Source: Frederick and Sandra P. Rose FoundationIdentification of Genes Associated with Breast Cancer Metastatic to Bone MarrowPrincipal Investigator Source: Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Patents: Method and agents for promoting wound healing.Patent Number: 5,145,676Issue Date: September 8, 1992