Professor-in-Residence, Departments of Surgery and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Surgical Director, Pancreas/Auto-Islet Transplant Program
Chair, Academic Medicine College
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Gerald S. Lipshutz, M.D., M.S., is a Professor-in-Residence in the Departments of Surgery and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, Surgical Director of the Pancreas/Auto-islet Transplant Program and Chairman of the Academic Medicine College at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. His clinical specialties and interests include liver and pancreas transplantation and gene and cell therapies for single-gene metabolic disorders of the liver. Dr. Lipshutz is a grant reviewer for the Wellcome Trust and the US National Institutes of Health where he is a standing member of the GDD study section. He is a Principal Investigator at the UCLA Lipschutz Hepatic Regenerative Medical Laboratory and for several NIH-funded and industry-sponsored studies for gene therapies. He is author of over 70 peer-reviewed articles and is an Editorial Board member of Molecular Therapy –Methods and Clinical Development and Gene Therapy.
Dr. Lipshutz earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.