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Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

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

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Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Patient Care Location

  • Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
    15 York Street, Ste LMP 5031
    New Haven, CT 06510

Office Location



Marcus Bosenberg MD, PhD, is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory, is Co-Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program of Yale Cancer Center, Director of the Yale Center for Immuno-Oncology, Contact PI of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, 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 factors that regulate anti-cancer immune responses. His laboratory has developed several widely utilized mouse models in order to study how melanoma forms and progresses, to test new cancer therapies, and how the immune system can be stimulated to fight cancer. He works to translate basic scientific findings into improvements in cancer diagnosis and therapy. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and is a member of the Yale Cancer Center Executive Committee.

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

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