Pier Paolo Pandolfi is an Italian geneticist and molecular biologist. Since 2007 he has been director of the cancer genetics program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard University teaching hospital; in 2013 he became director of its Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute. He is also George C. Reisman professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.From 1994 to 2007 he was on the faculty of both the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences at Cornell University.
Pandolfi studied at the University of Perugia in Umbria in central Italy; his parents both died of cancer. He is an associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University.