Lab1974 B.S., Biology and Psychology cum laude; Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA.
1980 Ph.D., Physiology & Biophysics/Molecular Endocrinology University of Illinois Medical Center Chicago IL1980-1983 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, U Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
1983-1984 Research Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston MA2005-present Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Member-Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont, Burlington VT
1999-2005 Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton NY1992-1999 Associate Professor (adjunct), Department of Pharmacology; Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
1987-1993 Director, Endocrine Research Division-Kyle Metabolic Unit, Department of Clinical Investigation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC1987-1992 Assistant Professor (adjunct), Department of Physiology; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda MD
1985-1987 Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA1986-1987 Instructor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
1983-1987 Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA1981-1983 Instructor, Department of Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1978-1980 Instructor, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, Chicago, IL1996 Meritorious Honor Award-U.S. Agency for International Development
1987-1994 Recipient of seven U.S. government Outstanding Performance Awards1980-1983 National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health
1979 & 1980 Sigma Xi Graduate Research Forum, First AwardsFor a complete list of Frances Carr's publications, please visit PubMed
2013 Krementsov DN, Katchy A, Case LK, Carr FE, Davis B, Williams C, Teuscher C. Studies in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis do not support development bisphenol a exposure as an environmental factor in increasing multiple sclerosis risk. Toxicol Sci. 2013 Sep; 135(1): 91-102. doi: 10.1093/toxic/kft141. PMID: 23798566, PMCID: PMC3748766
2010 Zakrzewska EI, McKenzie A, White JH, Carr FE. Environmental toxins, bisphenol A (BPA) and dichlorodiphenyoldichloroethylene (DDE), disrupt thyroid hormone mediated events in rat pituitary GH3 cells. 14TH International Thyroid Congress, Paris, 2010.
2008 Zakrzewska EI, Bond JP, Carr FE. Microarray-based identification of putative biomarkers in follicular, papillary and anaplastic thyroid cancer. American Thyroid Association, Chicago IL, 2008.
1997 Carome MA, Kang Y-H, Bohen EM, Nicholson DE, Carr FE, Kiandoli LC, Brummel SE, Yuan CM. Distribution of the cellular uptake of phosphorothioate oligodeoxynucleotides in the rat kidney in vivo. Nephron. 1997; 75(1): 82-87. PMID: 90312751996 Dong Q, Brucker-Davis F, Weintraub BD, Smallridge RC, Carr FE, Battey J, Spiegel AM, Shenker A. Screening of candidate oncogenes in human thyrotroph tumors: absence of activating mutations of the G alpha q, G alpha 11, G alpha s or thyrotropin-relasing hormone receptor genes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1996 Mar: 81(3): 1134-1140. PMID: 8772588
1994 Kiang JG, Carr FE, Burns MR, McClain D. HSP-72 synthesis is promoted by increase in [Ca2+]i or activation of G proteins but not pHi or cAMP. Am J Physiol. 1994 Jul; 267(1 Pt1): C104-114. PMID: 8048473
1994 Mengistu M, Lukes YG, Nagy EV, Burch HB, Carr FE, Lahiri S, Burman KD. TSH receptor gene expression in retroocular fibroblasts. J. Endocrinol. Invest. 1994 Jun; 17(6): 437-441. PMID: 7523481
1994 Carr FE, Wong NC. Characteristics of a negative thyroid hormone response element. J. Biol. Chem. 1994 Feb 11; 269(6): 4175-4179. PMID: 8307979