A. James Moser, MD, FACS
The Pancreas and Liver Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
A. James Moser, M.D., F.A.C.S., is Co-Director of the Pancreas and Liver Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Moser graduated from Princeton University and received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He completed general surgery residency and a research fellowship in membrane biology at the UCLA Center for Health Sciences and UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Moser is a leader in complex, advanced surgical oncology including vascular resection, and minimally-invasive surgery of the pancreas and liver. He is Co-Director of the multidisciplinary Pancreas and Liver Institute with Michael Curry, M.D., Director, Liver Transplantation, and Chief, Hepatology. The Pancreas and Liver Institute combines BIDMC’s key strengths in advanced endoscopy with advanced minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, integrated patient-centered multidisciplinary care for pancreas and liver diseases, and leadership of innovative clinical trials within the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He also codirects BIDMC’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Program with Dr. Manuel Hidalgo. Dr. Moser has been principal investigator of grants funded by the National Institutes of Health and investigator-initiated clinical trials for pancreatic cancer. He is currently principal investigator for Project Survival™, a multisite collaborative research effort to develop early prognostic and therapeutic biomarkers for pancreatic cancer. His current research group includes eight research fellows, including a Fulbright scholar and three students who are pursuing their master’s degrees at the Harvard School of Public Health. The team is supported by a large community of grateful patients and families funding patient-centered care for pancreatic cancer through the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer. Dr. Moser has been published more than 100 times and is an active participant in multiple national and international societies including the American Surgical Association.