Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute and Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology at the NCI Center for Cancer Research
Douglas R. Lowy, MD, is Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular Oncology and, since 2010, has also been the Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). From April 2015 until October 2017, he served as the Acting Director of NCI. Dr. Lowy received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1968, and trained in internal medicine at Stanford University and dermatology at Yale University. He has directed a research laboratory at NCI since 1975, after receiving training as a Research Associate in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.