Carol Nilsson, MD, PhD

  • Recruited to: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Recruited from: Pfizer Global Research and Development
  • Award: Missing Links

Dr. Carol L. Nilsson was recruited as Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in August, 2011. After undergraduate studies in chemistry, she obtained her M.D. and PhD in Clinical Neurochemistry from Goteborg University (GU), Sweden. She was awarded a post-doctoral scholarship from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Stockholm, Sweden) and served as Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry at GU. Prior to her current position, Dr. Nilsson was Director of the Ion Cyclotron Resonance User Program at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, FL and Senior Principal Scientist at Pfizer Global Research and Development in San Diego, CA. The focus of her research is the use of quantitative phosphoproteomics and related systems biological techniques in neuro-oncology.