Dr. Lauwers is an internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal pathology. He is an invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings.
Dr. Lauwers's research has focused on oncologic surgical pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Lauwers has published over 350 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews, and book chapters, and he has been a regular invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings. Dr. Lauwers serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Modern Pathology, and Hepatogastroenterology,and the International Journal of Surgical Pathology. He is also Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He is co-author of several textbooks and a co-editor of the 5th edition of Morson and Dawson's Textbook of Gastrointestinal Pathology (2013).
Dr. Lauwers's research focuses on clinicopathologic studies of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatic malignancies. Specific interests include the early diagnosis and biologic behavior of premalignant lesions, particularly in the stomach and esophagus (Barrett esophagus). He is affiliated with the Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers at the
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, and the Digestive Healthcare Center.