Dr. Jeffery Pollard
Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility)
Louis Goldstein Swan Chair in Women's Cancer Research
Faculty Supervisor, Transgenic Mouse Facility
Director, Center for Study of Reproductive Biology and Women's Health
Deputy Director, Albert Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Jeffrey W. Pollard is the Director of the Center. He is The Louis Goldstein Swan Chair in Women's Cancer Research, Director of the Center for the Study of Reproductive Biology and Women's Health and Deputy Director of the Cancer Center at Einstein, Professor of Developmental and Molecular Biology and of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health. He has been Chair in the “Reproductive Tract” and “Mammary Gland” Gordon Conferences as well as being Chair of the Publication Committee of the Society for the Study of Reproductive Biology.
He is and has been on the editorial board of many journals including “Biology of Reproduction” “Molecular Oncology” and “The Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia”. He also serves on many Scientific Advisory Boards including the Campbell Center in Toronto and The Program in Tumor Microenvironment at MIT. He has been awarded the Darwin Lectureship of the British Association of the Advancement of Science, received a Monique Weill-Caulier award, he was the Betty and Sheldon E Feinberg Scholar in Cancer Research and is a member of the Faculty of 1000 in the Reproductive Immunology section. He is a speaker at a wide range of national and international conferences often in a Keynote role. Recently he was an invited speaker for the opening of the new Rosalyn Institute in Edinburgh, UK and at the 100th anniversary of Metchnikoff’s Nobel Prize and 120th of the Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
He has had a long history in the study of Reproductive Biology that has included studies on neuroendocrine regulation of puberty and estrus cycling, ovarian function, particularly germ cell development and meiosis, reproductive immunity and the mechanism of action of female sex steroid hormones. He also has a particular interest in the roles of macrophage in reproduction, development and disease. He runs an extremely active lab that has been continuously funded for over 30 years and is in the top 1% cited in Biomedicine. It has strong translational components and along with post-doctoral fellows and graduate students always hosts clinical fellows and faculty.