Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolBiography
Brian Lewis received his B.S. in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991, and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1997. He performed postdoctoral studies at the NIH and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, supported by a Helen Hay Whitney Foundation postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Lewis joined the Program in Gene Function and Expression at the University of Massachusetts Medical School as an Assistant Professor in the winter of 2003. Research in Dr. Lewis' lab focuses on dissecting the molecular mechanisms underlying the development and progression of pancreatic and hepatocellular cancers, with the goal of informing effective targeted therapeutic approaches.