Robert J Homer, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology; Director, Medical Student Course Module; Director of Medical Studies

Research Interests

Asthma; Education, Medical; Emphysema; Lung; Pathology; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Lung Diseases, Interstitial; Acute Lung Injury

Research Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale

Pathology: Thoracic and Genitourinary Translational Team

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Research Summary

(1). Models of inflammatory lung disease especially fibrosis.

(2) Miscellaneous interests include autopsy pathology, case reports, and quality assurance issues in pathology.

Specialized Terms: Lung pathology; Interstitial lung disease; immunopathology; Pathology of animal models of asthma; Pulmonary fibrosis; Acute lung injury; Emphysema

Extensive Research Description

(1) Pathology of asthma and other inflammatory lung diseases. I am the pathology co-principle investigator on several NIH grants relating to inflammatory lung disease including fibrosis, sepsis and infection. As such I select, perform, and analyze appropriate morphologic assays, primarily for light microscopy, but also for electron microscopy.

2) Miscellaneous interests include autopsy pathology, case reports, and quality assurance issues in pathology.

Selected Publications

Edit this profile

Contact Info

Robert J Homer, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Surgical PathologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2 Suite 608D

New Haven, CT 06510
View on map...
PathologyVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
View on map...
Office Location
Department of PathologyVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
View on map...
Mailing Address
310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

Curriculum Vitae

Community of Science (COS) Database

Surgical Pathology

VA Connecticut