Prof. Jeffrey Pollard Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA1 Talk
Jeffrey W. Pollard is the Louis Goldstein Swan Chair in Women’s Cancer Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is Director of the Specialized Cooperative Center in Reproduction and Infertility Research (SCCPIR), Deputy Director of the Albert Einstein Cancer Center and a Professor in the Departments of Developmental... read moreand Molecular Biology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health. He trained at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK and The Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada before taking a position at King’s College in London. In 1988 he joined the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His research is focused in three major areas: the first studies the mechanism of action of female sex steroid hormones in the control of cell proliferation and in implantation; the second is on placental immunity; the third is upon the roles of macrophages during development and in cancer.