Marcus W. Bosenberg MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Biographical Info

Marcus Bosenberg M.D., Ph.D., is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory and is a practicing dermatopathologist at Yale Dermatopathology in the Yale Medical Group.

In his research, Dr. Bosenberg studies the genetics and cellular changes that result in melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer deaths. His laboratory has developed several models in order to study how melanoma forms and progresses, to test new melanoma therapies, and how the immune system can be stimulated to fight melanoma. He attempts to translate basic scientific findings into improvements in melanoma diagnosis and therapy. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles, serves on the editorial board of Pigment and Melanoma Cell Research, is on the External Advisory Board of National Cancer Institute grants to Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, and is a faculty member of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences. Dr. Bosenberg was elected into the American Society of Clinical Investigation, an honor society for physician scientists.

Dr. Bosenberg mentors undergraduate, graduate, medical, and MD-PhD students in his laboratory, teaches at Yale Medical School, and trains resident physicians, fellows, and postdoctoral fellows.

Education & Training

Cornell University (1986)
Cornell University Medical College (1993)
Cornell University Medical College (1994)
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Anatomic Pathology (1996 - 1998)
Chief Resident
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, Anatomic Pathology (1998 - 1999)
Harvard Medical School Dermatopathology Training Program, Boston, MA, Dermatopathology (1999 - 2000)
Research Fellow
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Genetics (1994 - 1996)
Research Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, Oncology (2000 - 2002)
Board Certification
Dermatopathology, Board Certified  (2001)
Board Certification
Anatomic Pathology, Board Certified  (2000)

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