Richard L Edelson, MD

Aaron B. and Marguerite Lerner Professor of Dermatology; Chair and Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Immunology | Hematology Program

Dermatology: General Dermatology: Transimmunization; Yale Dermatology Associates | Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

HTI

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Richard Edelson holds a B.A. from Hamilton College in New York and an M.D. from the Yale School of Medicine. Before coming to Yale in 1986, he was head of the Immunobiology Group in Columbia University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate director of that institution’s General Clinical Research Center. While on the Yale faculty, he has served continuously as chairman of the department of dermatology and, at various times, as director of the cancer center, deputy dean for clinical affairs, director of the Cancer Center’s Lymphoma Research Program, and a member of both the Yale-New Haven Hospital Board of Trustees and the Yale Medical Group Board of Governors. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians, and an honorary member of several international medical associations.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1970)
Senior Resident Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
Resident Massachusetts General Hospital
Intern University of Chicago
Fellow National Institute of Health

International Activity

  • Cancer Immunization China (2008)

    Dr. Richard Edelson is working with colleagues at Shanghai University to develop selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.

  • Immunization Against Immunogenic Cancers Israel (2008)

    International Health Yale School of Medicine work in selective immunization against immunogenic cancers

  • Immunization Against Immunogenic Cancers United Kingdom (2008)

    Professor Edelson conducts collaborative work with colleagues from King's College, London, on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.

  • Immunogenic Cancers Switzerland (2008)

    International Health Yale School of Medicine work in selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.

  • Immunogenic Cancers France (2008)

    Professor Edelson conducts collaborative work with French researchers at the Hospital St. Louis in France on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers.

  • Immunogenic Cancers Germany (2008)

    Professor Casten conducted collaborative work with researchers at the University of Munich on selective immunization against immunogenic cancers

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Contact Info

Richard L Edelson, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Dermatology Associates PCDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Ste Suite 305

New Haven, CT 06519
Yale Hematology/Cutaneous LymphomaSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 11th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
Temple Medical Center
40 Temple Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Chair's Office, Department of DermatologyHunter Building
15 York Street, Ste Suite 501

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

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