Robert Homer, MD, PhD

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

Research Departments & Organizations

Pathology

Yale Cancer Center

Yale Tissue Regeneration and Fibrosis Program

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

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

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.

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Lung Determining Mechanisms of Sensitivity and Resistance to Anti-Cancer Therapy for Advanced Lung Cancer

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Contact Info

Robert Homer, MD, PhD
Office Location
Department of PathologyVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023