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Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Immunobiology; Co-Leader, Genetics, Genomics and Epigenetics, Yale Cancer Center; Interim Director, Yale Center for Immuno-Oncology; Director, Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer

Contact Information

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

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8059

    United States



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

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 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 School of Medicine, 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
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Dermatopathology (2001)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2000)

Departments & Organizations