Michael Girardi MD, FAAD

Professor of Dermatology; Director, Residency Program

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Hematology Program | Cancer Immunology


Dermatology: General Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates; Dermatology Photopheresis Unit

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Cancer; Carcinogenesis; Cellular Immunology; Chemotherapy; Dermatology; DNA; Immunobiology; Immunology; Receptors; Tumor Immunology  more...


  • M.D., Yale University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Modi B, Neustadter J, Binda E, Lewis J, Filler R, Roberts SJ, Kwong BY, Reddy S, Overton JD, Galan A, Tigelaar R, Cai L, Fu P, Shlomchik M, Kaplan DH, Hayday A, Girardi M. Langerhans cells facilitate epithelial DNA damage and squamous cell carcinoma. Science 2012, 335(6064):104-8.
  • Lin WM, Lewis JM, Filler RB, Modi BG, Carlson KR, Reddy S, Thornberg A, Saksena G, Umlauf S, Oberholzer PA, Karpova M, Getz G, Mane S, Garraway LA, Dummer R, Berger CL, Edelson RL, Girardi M. Characterization of the DNA copy-number genome in the blood of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma patients. J Invest Dermatol. 2012;132(1):188-97
  • Girardi M, Choi J, Heald PW. “Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy” in Comprehensive Dermatologic Drug Therapy, S. Wolvertin, (ed), 3rd Ed. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2012.



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