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

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.

 

Read the 2015 Fact Sheet: The Role of Heredity in Gynecologic Cancer

Awareness

Look for the Foundation’s ad in the September issue of Family Circle!

Research

Research Prize applications are due 10/28. Click here to apply for one of the 7 available prizes.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course is Sept. 12 in Duarte, Calif. For more information, click here.