Bill Snyder
February 6, 2020

Robert Carnahan, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics and Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been appointed associate director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center.

“We are thrilled that Dr. Carnahan, who is an accomplished antibody scientist, has taken over this important leadership position in our rapidly expanding research center,” said center director James Crowe Jr., MD.

“He already has an exceptional track record in creative deployment of strategic organization principles that should enable our team to go the next level of performance,” said Crowe, who is the Ann Scott Carell Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology.

Carnahan earned his PhD in Cell Biology at Vanderbilt in 2003 and joined the faculty in 2007.

As director of the Vanderbilt Antibody and Protein Resource, he guided a technology expansion that enabled a wide array of molecular approaches including antibody and recombinant protein engineering, diagnostic and assay development and biologics cell line development.

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