Clinical & Translational Investigators in Skin Cancer

Ongoing Projects, Research and Efforts


Clinical Educator

Participating in the education of tomorrow’s clinicians

Real World Data Analysis

Optimizing Real World Data Collection

Clinical Trials for Skin Cancer

Investigating novel therapies for patients with advanced skin cancer

Biomarkers of Response and Resistance to Cancer Therapy

Investigating why patients do or do not respond to cancer therapies

Data Science Tool Development

Developing Data Science tools to facilitate clinical and translational research

Evolving Landscape of Regulatory Medicine

Evaluating the evolving landscape of regulatory medicine in Cutaneous Oncology and Dermatology

Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patient Registry

Developing a multi-institutional Patient Registry.

Meet the Team

Principal Investigator


David Michael Miller

Medical Oncologist and Dermatologist

Clinical And Translational Research, Advanced Skin Cancer, Data Science, R



Sophia Shalhout

Cutaneous Oncology Research Fellow

Clinical and Biomedical Informatics, Immuno-oncology/Cutaneous Oncology, R/Data Science



Farees Saqlain

Medical Student

Clinical And Translational Research, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma



Dayo Akinyemi

Data Manager

Clinical And Translational Research, Public Health, Travel, Sports, Food


Kayla Wright

Clerical Data Abstractor

Biomedical Research, Photography

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Work Up and Management

Pearls for the Work Up & Management of CSCC

The Evolving Landscape of Regulatory Medicine in Cutaneous Oncology

Analysis of the changing regulatory environment in skin cancer

Management of Cutaneous Melanoma

Pearls for the management of cutaneous melanoma

Salt, Water, Urine, EAV

Practical pearls to help evaluate hyponatremia

Acid-Base Pearls Part 1

Pearls on how to approach Acid-Base issues commonly seen on inpatient medicine

Pearls from the Cascade

Overview & Learning Objectives The objective of this lecture is to provide a few clinical pearls from Coagulation Cascade There …

Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Work Up and Management

Pearls for the Work Up & Management of CSCC

Heme-Derm - Principles at the Intersection of Blood and Skin

We review overlapping principles of Dermatology and Hematology

Recent Posts

FlexDashboards for Clinical and Translational Research

A monograph on how to create Dashboards using R via a package called flexdashboard

A REDCap-to-R Pipeline for Interactive Body Map Visualizations in Cutaneous Oncology

A data science tool for interactive visualizations of skin cancer lesions

Communicating CT Research via Website Development with R

This working document is a rough user guide on how to create a website using R via a package called blogdown

Optimizing Real-World Data Collection: Clinical Genomics

Facilitate capture of real-world next-generation genomic data

Reference Management in RMarkdown

Integrate your EndNote library into RMarkdown


Generalized Acquired Cutis Laxa Associated with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Dermatological Significance

We present a case of Acquired Cutis Laxa associated with Monocloncal Gammopathy of Monoclonal Significance.

Past and Current Funding

ECOG ACRIN Paul Carbone, MD Fellowship Award

A Novel JAK1 Inhibitor to Overcome BRAF/MEK Inhibitor Resistance in V600-BRAF Mutant Melanoma

American Skin Association Research Grant

JAK1 Inhibition to Overcome BRAF/MEK Inhibitor Resistance in V600-BRAF Mutant Melanoma

American Diabetes Association Physician Scientist Training Award

Umbilical cord blood stem cells as therapy for Diabetes Mellitus


Clinical Matters:

For clinical questions, please contact the MGH Cancer Center
Telephone: 617-724-5197
Fax: 617-643-1740

Lab Related Matters

The below contact information is for The Miller Lab related matters


  • 617-726-2667
  • 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA, 02114, United States
  • Enter Bartlett Hall, to Basement, Room 132
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