Eric Lowe, MD

"I feel very lucky to be around such a dedicated group of people caring for children."

Dr. Eric Lowe

(757) 668-7243

Practice
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Education

Medical School: Emory University

Residency: Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Fellowship: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Bio
Dr. Lowe graduated from Johns Hopkins with a degree in biomedical engineering, then changed cities every four years for medical school, residency, and fellowship before settling in Norfolk, where he has lived since 2004. He is very interested in clinical research and serves as CHKD’s principal investigator for the Children’s Oncology Group. Within the Children’s Oncology Group, Dr. Lowe is a member of the non-Hodgkin lymphoma steering committee and is currently the study chair for an ongoing international clinical trial.
Research Areas
  • Study Chair for Children's Oncology Group Study ANHL12P1
  • Use of novel agents in lymphoma
  • Reducing side effects in the treatment of leukemia and lymphoma
  • Fatigue in children undergoing chemotherapy and radiation
Clinical Interests
  • General pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Clinical research
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014
  • Hyundai Hope on Wheels Scholar - Grant Recipient
  • St. Baldrick's Foundation Grant Recipient
  • Named as one of the "Top Doctors in Hampton Roads"
Selected Publications

Lowe EJ, Gross TG. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Early Online:1–11, 2013.

Lowe EJ, Lim MS. Potential Therapies for ALK-Driven Tumors in Children: Progress to Date. Paediatr Drugs. 2013 Jun;15(3):163-9.

Crandley KN, Aguiar MA, Lowe EJ. MALT Lymphoma of the Lip. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Apr;56(4):683-4.

Lowe EJ, Sposto R, Perkins SL, Gross TG, Finlay J, Zwick D, Abromowitch M. Intensive chemotherapy for systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma in children and adolescents: Final results of children's cancer group study 5941. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2009 Mar;52(3):335-9.

Lowe EJ, Werner EJ. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome in children and adolescents. Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis. 2005 Dec;31(6):717-30.

Perkins SL, Pickering D, Lowe EJ, Zwick D, Abromovich M, Davenport G, Cairo MS, Sanger WG. Childhood anaplastic large cell lymphoma has a high incidence of ALK gene rearrangement as determined by immunohistochemical staining and fluorescence in situ hybridization: a genetic and pathologic correlation. British Journal of Haematology. 2005 Dec;131(5):624-7.

Lowe EJ, Pui CH, Hancock ML, Geiger TL, Khan RB, Sandlund JT. Early Complications in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Presenting with Hyperleukocytosis. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2005 Jul;45(1):10-5.

Lowe EJ, Turner V, Handgretinger R, Horwitz EM, Benaim E, Hale GA, Woodard P, Leung WH. T-cell alloreactivity dominates NK-cell alloreactivity in minimally T-cell depleted HLA-nonidentical pediatric bone marrow transplantation. British Journal of Haematology. 2003 Oct; 123(2):323-6.

Contact Dr. Lowe

Email: Eric.Lowe@chkd.org

Office: (757) 668-7243

Fax: (757) 668-7811

(757) 668-7243

Lexi's Contribution

Lexi DeSue's parents could have taken her anywhere for treatment. But CHKD's participation in the multi-national Children's Oncology Group and Dr. Eric Lowe's involvement with the group convinced them CHKD was the right place for them.

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