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Caroline M. Groft-MacFarlane, M.D., Ph.D.



Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion
825 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 450
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

6 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Phone: (610) 642-1090
Fax: (610) 658-5861

Education & Training


  • 1993-97 – B.A., Wellesley College (Biology)
  • 1998-02 – Ph.D.,The Rockefeller University (Molecular Biophysics)
  • 2002-06 – M.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments

  • 2006-07 – Intern in Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City
  • 2007-Present – Residency in Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary, Professional and Scientific Societies

  • 2005-06 – Admissions Committee, Cornell Medical College
  • 2006 – Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2007 – Member, Housestaff Committee, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2007 – Member, American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2008 – AAD Travel Scholarship awardee, to the Chilean national dermatology meeting SOCHIDERM
  • 2009 – Volunteerism Committee, American Academy of Dermatology


  • Yun S, Groft C, Jambusaria A, and Miller C. Melanocyte:keratinocyte Ratio and the Presence of Pagetoid Melanocytes in Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ Compared to Perilesional Sun-Damaged Skin. Abstract, 2009 ASDS meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Miller C, Gormley R, Groft C, and Kovarik C. High risk mucosal HPV types in digital SCC. Submitted.
  • Patel VI, Daniel S, Longo CR, Shrikhande GV, Scali ST, Czismadia E, Groft CM, Shukri T, Motley-Dore C, Ramsey HE, Fisher MD, Grey ST, Arvelo MB, Ferran C. A20, a modulator of smooth muscle cell proliferation and apoptosis, prevents and induces regression of neointimal hyperplasia. FASEB J. 2006 Jul;20(9):1418-30.
  • Groft CM, Burley SK. Recognition of eIF4G by Rotavirus NSP3 reveals a basis for mRNA circularization. Mol Cell. 2002 Jun;9(6):1273-1283.
  • Deo RC*, Groft CM*, Rajashankar KR, Burley SK. Recognition of the Rotavirus mRNA 3’ consensus by an asymmetric NSP3 homodimer. Cell. 2002 Jan;108(1):71-81. *Authors contributed equally.
  • Groft CM, Beckmann R, Sali A, Burley SK. Crystal structures of ribosome anti-association factor IF6. Nat Struct Biol. 2000 Dec;7(12):1156-64.
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