Oscar Rene Colegio MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

LCME Medical Students Subcommittee

Office of Student ResearchCancer ImmunologyTransplantation Center, Yale-New HavenDermatology: Full Body Skin Exams for Organ Transplant Recipients; General Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates

Research Interests

Squamous cell carcinoma; Casal cell carcinoma; Melanoma; Tumor-associated macrophages; Immunology; Hypoxia; Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions; Solid organ transplantation more...


  • BS, University of Texas at Austin, 1995
  • Ph.D., Yale University, 2003
  • M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Colegio OR, Chu NQ, Szabo AL, Chu T, Rhebergen AM, Jairam V, Cyrus N, Brokowski CE, Eisenbarth SC, Phillips GM, Cline GW, Phillips AJ, Medzhitov R. Functional polarization of tumour-associated macrophages by tumour-derived lactic acid. Nature. 2014 Sep 25;513(7519):559-63.
  • Liu LS, McNiff JM, Colegio OR. Palmoplantar peeling secondary to sirolimus therapy. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jan;14(1):221-5.
  • Liu LS, Colegio OR. Molecularly targeted therapies for nonmelanoma skin cancers. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Jun;52(6):654-65.



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