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

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.