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


6 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

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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