Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine Director, Myeloma Program

Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD, is an internationally known expert on multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in a patient’s bone marrow. He works closely with the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) to bring the latest treatments to the patient’s bedside as quickly as possible.

Dr. Jakubowiak’s primary research focus is in the development of new drugs for the treatment of multiple myeloma. He is currently the lead investigator on a number of multi-site clinical trials for patients who are newly diagnosed, have relapsed, or have refractory (resistant to treatment) disease. Dr. Jakubowiak has received research funding and several grants from the MMRC. He is also the recipient of many honors, including the Myeloma Center of the Year award by the MMRC in 2008 and 2010.

A frequently invited lecturer, Dr. Jakubowiak has presented his research findings at medical meetings around the world. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles as well as 14 book chapters. Additionally, he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several scientific journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood and Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Practicing Since

  • 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Medical Education

  • Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Residency

  • University of Texas Health Science Center

Fellowship

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Other Grad Education

  • Poznan University,PhD

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