Jeff Boyd, PhD

Fox Chase Cancer Center

BoydDr. Boyd is senior vice president for Molecular Medicine at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. In this role, he is responsible for vision setting, strategic planning, implementation, and oversight of the Center’s efforts to bring the power and promise of genomic medicine to the clinic. In this administrative role, Dr. Boyd also serves as executive director, Cancer Genome Institute, and chief, Division of Molecular Pathology. This Division also includes the Protocol Support Laboratory and the Center’s Biosample Repository Facility.

Prior to these administrative positions, he held executive positions at the Anderson Cancer Institute, Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA, and faculty positions at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the University of Pennsylvania and the National Institutes of Health. His research interests are in the molecular genetics of women’s cancers, and he maintains a research laboratory at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He also holds the Robert C. Young MD, Chair in Cancer Research at Fox Chase.

Spotlight

Women Magazine released a special report on ovarian cancer, featuring Q&A’s with three expert SGO surgeons and important facts about the disease.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet. The booklet describes the prizes and the application process. Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.