The Le Poole Lab

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Caroline Le Poole, PhD

Bio

Dr. Caroline Le Poole is a full, tenured professor of Dermatology and Microbiology & Immunology, and a member of the Lurie Cancer Center. She holds a Master’s degree from Utrecht University in Molecular Microbiology, Cell Biology, and Bioprocess Technology and a Ph.D. in Medicine from the Department of Dermatology of the AMC/Amsterdam University in the Netherlands. Dr. Le Poole is a member of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC), the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) and the Society for Melanoma Research SMR, and also a past President of the Pan-American Society for Pigment Cell Research and past Vice President of the International Federation of Pigment Cell Societies. She is currently an Associate Editor for Gene, Experimental Dermatology and Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research. 

Education and Training

Positions and Honors

Vice-Chair for Research
Department of Pathology
Loyola University of Chicago
2015 - 2017

Research Associate
Dermatology (Immunology)
AMC/Amsterdam University (The Netherlands)
1993 - 1995

Doctorate
Ph.D. - Medicine 
Department of Dermatology
Amsterdam University (The Netherlands)
Thesis Title: "Aspects of Melanocytes in Relation to Vitiligo"
1993

Professor
Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology
Loyola University of Chicago
2011 - 2017

Associate Professor (tenured 2008)
Departments of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology
Loyola University of Chicago
2005 - 2011

(Res.) Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Loyola University of Chicago
1999 - 2005

Res. Assistant Professor
​Department of Dermatology
University of Cincinnati
1998 - 1999

Postdoctoral Training
(Visiting) Research Associate
Dermatology (Genetics)
​University of Cincinnati
1995 - 1998

Graduate School
MSc - Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Cell Biology, & Bioprocess Technology
Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
1987