Emil Lou

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation


Administrator Info
Name: Ms. J. Knapp
Phone: 612-626-1422
Fax:  612-625-6919
Email: jknapp@umn.edu
Mail: 420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 480, Minneapolis, MN 55455

After completing undergraduate studies in biochemistry at SUNY College at Geneseo, Dr. Lou received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees (Microbiology and Immunology) from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2004. He performed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and then subsequently completed his Medical Oncology and Hematology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2010. He also completed an additional fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. Dr. Lou, a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. In addition he is also board certified in Neuro-Oncology through the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. He joined the faculty in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation in 2011 and is a member of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Care Philosophy New Patients If you are scheduled or interested in scheduling a clinic consultation with Dr. Lou, click here for more information and a welcome from Dr. Lou. Tips to be a Great Patient Advocate Dr. Lou's interview with Caringbridge.org

Research Summary

Role of tunneling nanotubes in intercellular communication and pathophysiology of cancer.  Biomarkers of drug resistance in cancer Genomic markers of exceptional response or non-response to drug therapy in solid tumor malignancies (colorectal cancer and malignant brain tumors) 

Clinical Summary

Appendix Cancer; Neuroendocrine Tumors; Pancreatic Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Gastric Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Cancer Metastasis; Solid Tumor Metastasis to the Brain; Brain Tumors