Catherine Bollard, M.B.Ch.B., M.D., is the Director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at the Children’s Research Institute, Director of the Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy and a member of the Division of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation. In addition, she is Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University and is the ACD for Translational Research and Innovation within the George Washington Cancer Center.
Additionally, Dr. Bollard is interested in stem cell and cord blood transplantation and improving outcomes by decreasing infectious complications and preventing relapse. She also has a specific interest in targeting viral infections in the immune suppression population, including individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus. Dr. Bollard is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and is on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy and Chairs the Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma committee of the Children’s Oncology Group. She is an associate editor for the journals Blood and Cytotherapy.