Division of pulmonary & Critical care

Carole L. Wilson, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Carole Wilson earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from East Carolina University and her PhD in Molecular Biology from Princeton University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Cell Biology at Vanderbilt University, studying the role of matrix metalloproteinases in intestinal cancer and innate immunity. Dr. Wilson was on the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis, where she continued working on metalloproteinase function in host defense and epithelial injury and repair. Prior to joining the Pulmonary Division at MUSC in 2013, Dr. Wilson was part of the faculty in the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle, investigating cell-surface metalloproteinases in inflammation and atherosclerosis as well as heart valve development. Currently she is working with Dr. Lynn Schnapp on deciphering mechanisms and pathways involved in initiation and resolution of lung fibrosis.

Clinical Interests: Training medical students and fellows for success in research

Dr. Carole Wilson's Curriculum Vitae (*PDF Format)

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Carole L. Wilson, PhD

Dr. Wilson's Research Interests

   • Lung injury & Fibrosis
   • Extracellular matrix
      and proteinases
   • Role of Macrophages in
      the reparative phase of

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Wilson's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.

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