Roger S. Lo, MD, PhD

Roger S. Lo, MD, PhD

Primary Location
Westwood Dermatology
200 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095



UCLA School of Medicine, 2006


St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of NY, 2003


Weill Cornell Medical College, MD, 2002

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



  • Melanoma
  • Dysplastic nevus syndrome
  • Familial melanoma
  • Targeted therapy of advanced melanoma
  • Drug resistance to targeted therapy


  • 33th Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research, 2013
  • First Place, Department of Medicine Research Day 2012, UCLA Election (member) to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2012
  • Scholar in Translational Medicine, Broad Center for Stem Cell Research, UCLA, 2011 ? Bud Selig Innovative Research Grant (IRG), Stand Up to Cancer, 2011
  • Sidney Kimmel Translational Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Foundation, 2011
  • Young Investigator Award, Melanoma Research Alliance, 2011
  • Researcher of the Year Award, Melanoma International Foundation, 2011
  • Team Science Award, Melanoma Research Alliance, 2010
  • Translation Acceleration Award, Caltech-UCLA Joint Center for Translational Medicine (Inaugural Grant), 2010
  • Junior Investigator Award, Melanoma Research Foundation, 2010
  • Abby S. and Howard P. Milstein Research Scholar Award, American Skin Association, 2010
  • V Scholar Award, V Foundation for Cancer Research, 2009
  • Research Development Award, STOP CANCER Foundation, 2008
  • American Association for Cancer Research-Aflac, Inc. Scholar-in-Training Award, 2008
  • Career Award for Medical Scientists (CAMS), Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 2007
  • UCLA Department of Medicine Research Day Poster Competition. Second Place, 2007
  • Physician-Scientist Career Award, Dermatology Foundation, 2007
  • UCLA Department of Medicine Research Day Poster Competition, First Place, 2006
  • Victor D. Newcomer Award and Lecture, 58th Annual Meeting, Pacific Dermatologic Association, 2006
  • Future Physician-Scientist, Society for Investigative Dermatology, 2004
  • Julian R. Rachele Prize, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (highest prize for Ph.D. doctoral thesis), 2001
  • Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research, Stanford University (highest prize for undergraduate honors thesis), 1994
  • American Gastroenterology Association Student Investigator Prize, Digestive Disease Week 1994
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Major Grants for Undergraduate Research, 1992 & 1993
  • American Gastroenterology Association Student Research Fellowship, 1991
  • First Place, Orange County Science Fair, 1989
  • Southern California Junior Academy of Science Research Fellowship, 1988