Michael Girardi MD, FAAD

Professor of Dermatology; Director, Residency Program; Vice Chair

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Hematology Program; Cancer ImmunologyHTIDermatology: General Dermatology: Yale Dermatology AssociatesImmunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Cancer; Carcinogenesis; Cellular Immunology; Chemotherapy; Dermatology; DNA; Immunobiology; Immunology; Receptors; Tumor Immunology more...


  • M.D., Yale University, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Lewis JM, Bürgler CD, Fraser JA, Liao H, Golubets K, Kucher CL, Zhao PY, Filler RB, Tigelaar RE, Girardi M. Mechanisms of Chemical Cooperative Carcinogenesis by Epidermal Langerhans Cells. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Sep 18. doi: 10.1038/jid.2014.411.
  • Modi B, Neustadter J, Binda E, Lewis J, Filler R, Roberts SJ, Kwong BY, Reddy S, Overton JD, Galan A, Tigelaar R, Cai L, Fu P, Shlomchik M, Kaplan DH, Hayday A, Girardi M. Langerhans cells facilitate epithelial DNA damage and squamous cell carcinoma. Science 2012, 335(6064):104-8.
  • Lin WM, Lewis JM, Filler RB, Modi BG, Carlson KR, Reddy S, Thornberg A, Saksena G, Umlauf S, Oberholzer PA, Karpova M, Getz G, Mane S, Garraway LA, Dummer R, Berger CL, Edelson RL, Girardi M. Characterization of the DNA copy-number genome in the blood of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma patients. J Invest Dermatol. 2012;132(1):188-97



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