Andrew M. Lowy, MD

Dr. Lowy is Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and Leader of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center. Dr. Lowy did his residency training at Cornell/New York Hospital and his surgical oncology training at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Lowy ‘s clinical practice and research focus on pancreatic cancer. He runs a basic research laboratory that has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1999 and is also currently funded by Stand-Up-To-Cancer and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Dr. Lowy’s laboratory co-developed the first genetically engineered mouse model of pancreatic cancer and currently focuses on the identification and testing of novel therapeutic targets in pancreatic cancer. Dr. Lowy served as co-chair for the National Cancer Institute’s Pancreatic Cancer Task Force from 2007-2016 and has served as chair since 2016.