Jennifer Eads, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.
Dr. Eads’ special interests include gastrointestinal oncology including cancers of the esophagus and stomach, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts and gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. She joined the UH Case Medical Center staff in 2009.
Dr. Eads’ research interests include understanding the role of DNA repair in neuroendocrine tumors and esophageal cancers. She is currently the Principal Investigator on several clinical trials related to gastrointestinal malignancies including esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gallbladder and bile duct cancer and multiple types of neuroendocrine tumors.
She has made abstract presentations at national medical meetings and has had her research published in several handbooks and periodicals.
Dr. Eads is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Association of Cancer Research and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society.
Dr. Eads completed her undergraduate work at University of California, Davis, California, earning a degree in genetics, and earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. As a medical student she became a Neonatology Summer Research Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Medicine and Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. She also received clinical honors in medicine, hematology/oncology, radiology and neurology, among other disciplines. Dr. Eads completed her residency at Case Western Reserve University, serving as Chief Medical Resident. She then completed her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, also at Case Western Reserve University where she served as a Chief Fellow.
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
Education & Training
1999, University of California Davis
Medical / Professional School(s)
2005, Tufts University School of Medicine
2009, Internal Medicine - UH Case Medical Center
2012, Hematology/Oncology - UH Case Medical Center
Awards & Recognition
- Young Investigator Award recipient, North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
- Career Development Award, Case Western Reserve University GI SPORE (Gastrointestinal Specialized Program of Research Excellence)
- Junior Member of the Neuroendocrine Task Force of the National Cancer Institute
UH Case Medical Center
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Clinical trials and tissue studies in neuroendocrine tumors, Clinical trials and tissue studies in esophageal cancer, Early drug development
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