Mario Sznol MD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Vice-Chief, Medical Oncology; Clinical Research Program Leader, Melanoma Program, Yale Cancer Center
Departments & OrganizationsYale Medical Group
Cancer Center, Yale: Prostate and Urologic Cancers Program | Melanoma Program | Cancer Immunology
Cancer Prevention and Control Center
BiographyDr. Mario Sznol, associate professor of medicine and vice-chief of the Section of Medical Oncology, is helping to direct the academic and clinical research activities of the section. Sznol, formerly with the National Cancer Institute, has an international reputation in cancer drug development. He currently cares for patients with melanoma and serves as head of the melanoma disease unit. In addition, he chairs the Yale Cancer Center's Protocol Review Committee and is a member of the Yale Human Investigations Committee. Sznol's expertise and experience is in cancer immunotherapy, drug development for cancer, and treatment of patients with melanoma and renal cell carcinoma. He is working to establish a strong multidisciplinary clinical research program for patients with melanoma by expanding the opportunities for clinical trials at the Yale Cancer Center, particularly those focusing on immunotherapy and novel agents.
- B.A., Rice University , 1979
- M.D., Baylor College of Medicine , 1982