Carol  Gardner

Contact Information

William Levine Hall
Office Room #: 012A
160 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

Carol Gardner, PhD

Associate Research Professor

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Education & Training

PhD - Radiation Biology - Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
MS - Biological Sciences - Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
BA - Biology, Cum Laude - State University College, Potsdam, NY
Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Immunology - Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Research Interests

Mechanisms of hepatotoxicity caused by lipopolysaccharide or acetaminophen, including cellular and molecular effects on isolated hepatocytes, liver macrophages and endothelial cells, Characterization of subpopulations of liver macrophages and endothelial following toxicant injury, Modulating the immune response to hepatotoxicants to modify liver injury by using knockout mice, Mechanisms of tissue repair following toxicant-induced injury

Scholarly Activities

Teaching Undergraduate and Graduate courses, Writing and publishing research papers and reviews, Associate Director – Flow Cytometry/Cell Sorting and Confocal Microscopy Core Facility, Society Memberships including Society for Leukocyte Biology, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, Iota Sigma Pi Woman's Chemistry Honor Society, and Society for Toxicology, Lecture and demonstration in Interdisciplinary Boot Camp in Quantitative Biology: 2014 - 2016, Consultant to the International Cosmetic Ingredient Nomenclature Committee, International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 16th edition – 2015, 2016, Journal Reviewer - Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Toxicological Sciences - Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Biochimica Biophysica Acta, Reviewer - Side Effects of Drugs, Annual 36 and 37, Ray, S.D., ed., Elsevier, London: 2014, 2015