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Stephen J. Meltzer

MeltzerStephenSTEPHEN J. MELTZER, MD, the inaugural Harry and Betty Myerberg/Thomas R. Hendrix Professor of Gastroenterology, is a recognized leader in tumor genetics of the digestive tract. He joined Hopkins in 2006 after 18 years on the faculty at the University of Maryland Medical School. He is considered the international leader in the molecular genetics of esophageal carcinogenesis, and performed groundbreaking studies in gastric and colorectal carcinogenesis and premalignant ulcerative colitis. He is the world’s acknowledged leader in applying genomics to esophageal carcinogenesis. Dr. Meltzer has published or has in press 151 original articles and holds several patent applications.