Skip to Main Content

Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Immunobiology; Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology, Yale Cancer Center; Director, Yale Center for Immuno-Oncology; Director, Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer

Contact Information

Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8059

    United States



Marcus Bosenberg MD, PhD, is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory, is Co-Leader of the Genomics, Genetics and Epigenetics Research Program of Yale Cancer Center, Contact PI of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, Inaugural Director of the Yale Center for Immuno-Oncology, Director of the Center for Precision Cancer Modeling, and is a practicing dermatopathologist at Yale Dermatopathology through Yale Medicine.

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 widely utilized mouse 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 works to translate basic scientific findings into improvements in melanoma diagnosis and therapy. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, is a member of the Yale Cancer Center Executive Committee, and is a faculty member of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences.

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

Education & Training

  • Research Fellow
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (2002)
  • Fellow
    Harvard Medical School Dermatopathology Training Program (2000)
  • Chief Resident
    Brigham & Women's Hospital (1999)
  • Resident
    Brigham & Women's Hospital (1998)
  • Research Fellow
    University of Wisconsin (1996)
  • MD
    Cornell University Medical College (1994)
  • PhD
    Cornell University Medical College (1993)
  • BA
    Cornell University (1986)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Basic Science Research PrizeYale Cancer Center2022

Departments & Organizations