Andres M. LozanoMD, PhD, FRCSC, BMedSci
Dr. Andres M. Lozano obtained his MD degree from the University of Ottawa and his PhD in Neurobiology and neurosurgical training from McGill University. He was appointed to the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1991 and was named full Professor in 1999. He is currently Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto and holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience.
Dr. Lozano's research is focused on developing novel surgical treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders particularly for Parkinson's disease and depression. His work has appeared in approximately 400 publications and he is the editor–in-chief of the second edition of the Textbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Lozano has trained approximately 50 neurosurgical fellows and PhD students and has lectured throughout the world.
He has served on the executive boards of several international organizations including the founding scientific advisory board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and has been President of both the American and World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.