Marcus W. Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics | Melanoma Program

Dermatology: Dermatopathology

Office of Student Research

Pathology: ExPath | Surgical Pathology: Dermatopathology

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Cancer Biology and Therapeutics; Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention; Receptors and Signal Transduction

Yale Medical Group


Marcus Bosenberg M.D., Ph.D., is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory, is Co-Leader of the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program of the Yale Cancer Center, and is a practicing dermatopathologist at Yale Dermatopathology in the Yale Medical Group.

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 Co-Editor-in-Chief of Pigment and Melanoma Cell Research, 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 Medical School, and trains resident physicians, fellows, and postdoctoral fellows.

Education & Training

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

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Contact Info

Marcus W. Bosenberg, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale DermatopathologyLippard Lab for Clinical Investigation
15 York Street, Ste LMP 5031

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street, Ste 5038A

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

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