Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Myeloma Program

Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD, is an internationally known expert on multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in a patient’s bone marrow. He works closely with the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) to bring the latest treatments to the patient’s bedside as quickly as possible.

Dr. Jakubowiak’s primary research focus is in the development of new drugs for the treatment of multiple myeloma. He is currently the lead investigator on a number of multi-site clinical trials for patients who are newly diagnosed, have relapsed, or have refractory (resistant to treatment) disease. Dr. Jakubowiak has received research funding and several grants from the MMRC. He is also the recipient of many honors, including the Myeloma Center of the Year award by the MMRC in 2008 and 2010.

A frequently invited lecturer, Dr. Jakubowiak has presented his research findings at medical meetings around the world. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles as well as 14 book chapters. Additionally, he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several scientific journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood and Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

1997

Board Certification

Oncology

Medical School

Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Internship and Residency

Medical Academy (Poznan University of Medical Sciences)

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Fellowships

Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Additional Graduate Degree

PhD, Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Memberships

Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium

Languages Spoken

English
Polish

Office Phone

(773) 702-4005

Office Fax

(773) 702-3002

Office Postal Address

Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Jakubowiak

As the leader of a multi-center study, Dr. Jakubowiak discovered a highly effective drug combination for newly diagnosed myeloma patients.

In 2011, Dr. Jakubowiak was named the director of the myeloma program at the University of Chicago Medicine. Read more.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Jakubowiak's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.