Eng H. Lo received a BS in engineering at Yale, a PhD in biophysics from UC Berkeley, and completed a neuroscience fellowship at Stanford. In 1991, Dr. Lo joined the Massachusetts General Hospital where he is currently Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience at Harvard. His research interests include neuroprotection and neuroplasticity in stroke and neurodegeneration, and in vivo imaging of brain function. Dr. Lo serves on the editorial boards of Experimental Neurology, Metabolic Brain Disease, Brain Research, Cerebrovascular Disease, Translational Stroke Research, Journal of Neurotrauma, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism,and he was the Basic Science editor for Strokefrom 2003 to 2015. He has contributed to over 350 publications in peer-reviewed journals, chaired study sections for NIH, served on the scientific advisory board of the European Stroke Network, and is currently a member of the oversight committee for the American Heart Association Stroke Recovery Network.
From 2003-2007, Dr. Lo served on the board of directors for the International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism. He chaired the program committee for the society’s international conference in 2013, and currently serves as the President of the society. In 2008, Dr. Lo was appointed as a Visiting Professor at Oxford. In 2009, he was selected as the Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator by NIH. In 2012, he was awarded the 5-year Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Scholar Award at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2013, he received the Thomas Willis Award for lifetime contributions to stroke research. In 2016, he received the Bernard and Molly Sanberg Memorial Award for contributions to brain repair. In his 28 years at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Lo’s lab has trained over 90 students and fellows; many have gone onto to establish their own labs worldwide.