United States of America
Dr. Carroll received his PhD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 1980 where he studied the biochemistry and genetics of the complement system in the laboratory of Don Capra. He subsequently joined the laboratory of Dr. Rodney Porter in the Department of Biochemistry at Oxford University, UK where he cloned the first human complement gene (complement C4). In 1985, he was recruited to Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston where he now serves as the Senior Investigator at the Immune Disease Institute and Professor of Pediatrics in the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carroll also serves as Director of the Graduate Program in Immunology at Harvard University. He is the author of over 150 peer -reviewed articles and his research currently focuses on how the innate immune system regulates the adaptive response to viral and bacterial infection, autoimmunity and inflammation
His research currently focuses on how the innate immune system regulates the adaptive response to viral and bacterial infection, autoimmunity and inflammation.