Jeffrey Ross, MD

Medical Director

Jeffrey Ross, M.D., is a leader in the field of molecular diagnostics, having received a number of academic awards, been awarded three patents and authored more than 600 peer-reviewed scientific articles and abstracts, four textbooks and numerous book chapters in the fields of pathology, molecular diagnostics, oncology and translational cancer research.

Ross is the Cyrus Strong Merrill Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Albany Medical College, where he directs an extramurally funded research laboratory in molecular pathology. Between 1999 and 2004, Ross served as Scientific Fellow and Head of Molecular Pathology at Millennium Pharmaceuticals before co-founding Syfr, Inc. an RFID Specimen Management and IHC/ISH/FISH autostainer company. Prior to that Ross served as Medical Director for Managed Care for Roche Biomedical Laboratories and Laboratory Corporation of America.

Since 2000, Ross has been a member of the NIH Clinical Oncology Study Section. He serves on the editorial boards and reviewer lists of numerous scientific journals and is Associate Editor for Basic Science of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology. He has served in multiple leadership positions for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the College of American Pathologists, the International Academy of Pathology, the Association of Pathology Chairs and the American Society of ClinicalOncology.

He is a graduate of Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio and The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, New York. He served as an intern resident and fellow in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.