Heinz-Josef Lenz

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Director, Clinical Research
  • Kathryn Balakrishnan Chair for Cancer Research
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
Office: (323) 865-3967

Expertise Summary

Expert in cancer, especially colorectal, esophageal, gastric, pancreatic and liver


  • gastrointestinal cancer, including esophagus, stomach, colorectal and gastric cancer
  • genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer
  • the molecular biology of cancer
  • cancer genetics
  • pharmacogenetics -- how genes influence the effectiveness of drugs


  • German