Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science

Jason Hansen Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the College of Pharmacy—uses translational approaches in cardiovascular pharmacogenomics to develop genotype-guided prescribing and prevent adverse drug events.

A board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and member of the Sarver Heart Center he has authored numerous manuscripts and abstracts about genome-wide association studies, pharmacogenomics of severe adverse drug reactions, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. His work is supported by an American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant and an American College of Clinical Pharmacy Research Institute Future’s Award.

Education: 

Research Fellowship, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Tennessee), 2015
PhD, Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, 2012
PharmD (Cum Laude), University of Florida College of Pharmacy, 2008
BA, Ancient Greek, College of William and Mary (Virginia), 2004

Research Expertise: 
  • Clinical and Translational Research
  • Genotype-Guided Prescribing
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics
  • Immunopharmacogenomics
  • Personalized Medicine