Fotios Loupakis gained his Medical Degree (M.D.) at the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2003, followed by the Master of Science in Clinical Trials (M.S.) in 2005, the Specialty in Oncology at the Department of Oncology of the same University in 2007 and the Research Doctorate in Health Biotechnologies (Ph.D.) in 2011. In January 2012 he was Research Fellow at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA – United States.
Dr Loupakis held a Fellow position at the General Hospital of Livorno Azienda USL6 Livorno, Italy in 2004 and worked as Medical Oncologist at the same Hospital until 2008.
Since 2009 he has worked as Medical Oncologist at the University Hospital Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Pisana (AOUP), Pisa, Italy and since 2010 he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Oncology. Since 2012 he has also been Coordinator of the Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Team and Coordinator of the Trials Office of the Unit of Oncology of the AOUP.
Dr. Loupakis is author and co-author of over 100 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals with impact factor. He has presented over 200 Abstracts at National and International congresses. He has participated as invited speaker to over 200 Congresses and to National and International courses and has received International rewards such as the ASCO Merit Award and the Fondazione Lorini Award.
Dr. Loupakis is member of ESMO, ASCO and AIOM.
Dr. Loupakis’ research field has always focused mainly on colorectal cancer, especially on clinical and pre-clinical oncology with particular attention given to the transfer of the developments achieved in the field of pharmacology and experimental oncology into translational research.