About Roger S. Lo
Dr. Roger S. Lo earned his bachelor of science in biology with honors from Stanford University. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Tri-institutional Cornell/Sloan-Kettering/Rockefeller MD-PhD Program.
For his graduate work, he trained under Joan Massagué of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center studying TGF-beta signaling. He completed his residency in dermatology at UCLA and trained under Owen Witte of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and UCLA as a postdoctoral fellow studying cancer progression.
In 2008, Dr. Lo joined the faculty of the Division of Dermatology/Department of Medicine at UCLA and became a member of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, where his laboratory is located. He also has a secondary appointment in the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology.
Dr. Lo's research support has come from:
- Burroughs Wellcome Fund
- National Cancer Institute
- STOP Cancer Foundation
- JCCC Foundation
- Dermatology Foundation
- American Skin Association
- American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
- National Institutes of Health
- California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
- Ian Copeland Melanoma Fund
- Margaret E. Early Medical Trust
- V Foundation for Cancer Research
- Melanoma Research Foundation
- Melanoma Research Alliance
- Caltech-UCLA Joint Center for Translational Medicine
- Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research
- Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)
- Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research
- Chris Seaver Charitable Trust
- Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust
- Seaver Institute
- Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatology Society
- American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
- SWOG/Hope Foundation
- Cancer Research Institute
Dr. Lo served as a Scientific Editor for Cancer Discovery and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Melanoma Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) clinical trial research network.