Jennifer Madison McNiff MD

Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology; Director, Yale Dermatopathology Laboratory

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

LCME Faculty Subcommittee

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Melanoma Program; Cancer ImmunologyDermatology: Dermatopathology; Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale; SPORE in Skin Cancer | Pathology: Surgical Pathology: DermatopathologyImmunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Histopathologic evaluation of inflammatory and neoplastic skin disease; Immunofluorescence studies; Cutaneous lymphoma and murine models of graft vs. host disease more...


  • M.D., University of Vermont, 1986

Selected Publications

  • Jedrych J, Leffell D, McNiff JM. Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma with perineural involvement a series of seven cases. J Cutan Pathol 2012;39:317-323.
  • Levinsohn JL, Tian LC, Boyden LM, McNiff JM, Narayan D, Loring ES, Yun D, Sugarman JL, Overton JD, Mane SM, Lifton RP, Paller AS, Wagner AM, Antaya RJ, Choate KA. Whole-exome sequencing reveals somatic mutations in HRAS and KRAS, which cause nevus sebaceous. J Invest Dermatol 2012;133(3):827-30.
  • Senejani AG, Liu Y, Kidane D, Maher SE, Zeiss CJ, Park HJ, Kashgarian M, McNiff JM, Zelterman D, Bothwell AL, Sweasy JB. Mutation of POLB causes lupus in mice. Cell Rep 2014 Jan 16;6(1):1-8.



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