Dr. Fisher studied at Swarthmore College (chemistry and biology) and the Curtis Institute of Music (cello). He obtained a PhD from Gunter Blobel and Henry Kunkel at Rockefeller University and MD from Cornell Medical College. Following clinical training in Internal Medicine, Adult and Pediatric Oncology, he did postdoctoral research with Phillip Sharp at MIT. Fisher joined the faculty at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where he eventually led their Melanoma Program with a research lab studying melanocyte and melanoma biology. In 2008 he was recruited to Massachusetts General Hospital where he has remained as Edward Wigglesworth Professor and Chairman of Dermatology.
Title : Melanoma biology from the perspective of skin signaling and UV pathogenesis