University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jean Grem, MD

Professor, Division of Oncology & Hematology
Gastrointestinal Cancers, Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid Tumors), Hepatocellular Carcinomas

Jean Grem, MD

Dr. Grem is a Professor of Medicine who joined the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2003. Prior to UNMC, Dr. Grem was Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, in Bethesda, Maryland. She became the head of the Gastrointestinal Malignancies Division, Cancer Therapeutics Branch at the National Cancer Institute in 2001. Dr. Grem is known nationally as an expert in gastrointestinal malignancies and is currently exploring several novel therapeutic approaches in both colon and pancreatic cancer at UNMC.

Dr. Grem is currently the Associate Director for Translational Research of the UNMC Eppley Cancer Center. She has published more than 110 peer-reviewed articles in various cancer-related medical journals. Dr. Grem reviews for various oncology and basic science journals and has been invited to review grant applications in various funding agencies.


  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, 1980
  • Internship: University of Iowa School of Medicine, 1981
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Iowa School of Medicine, 1983
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin Hospital, 1985
  • Fellowship: Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin Hospital, 1986