Primary Department Affiliation: Pathology
Primary Research Area: Pathogenesis of Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Associated Nervous System Neoplasms
Neurotransmitter and Neurotrophin Receptors and Cell Signaling
CNS Cancer Biology and Treatment
Dr. Carroll received his B.S. degree from the University of Memphis. He then attended Baylor College of Medicine, receiving his Ph.D. in Cell Biology in 1986 and his M.D. in 1988. Dr. Carroll's postdoctoral research fellowship, Anatomic Pathology Residency and Neuropathology Fellowship were performed at the Washington University School of Medicine (1988-1994). At the completion of this training, Dr. Carroll was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at Washington University School of Medicine. In 1997, Dr. Carroll moved to UAB, where he joined the Department of Pathology as an Assistant Professor. In 2008, he was promoted to the rank of Professor and appointed Director of the UAB Division of Neuropathology. Dr. Carroll holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neurobiology and Cell Biology. He also serves as a Scientist in the Comprehensive Neuroscience Center, the Center for Aging, the Center for Glial Biology in Medicine, the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics and the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as well as being a Senior Scientist in the Comprehensive Cancer Center.