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Adam Morrow, PhD

Dr. Adam Morrow, PhD is an Associate Professor for Cell Biology and Physiology at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Louisiana Campus. He instructs first- and second-year medical students through formal lectures, integrated sessions, small group work, and team-based learning approaches. He previously served as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also conducted research as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Lung Biology at the University of South Alabama where he primarily focused on acute lung injury and repair using Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of pulmonary endothelial cells as his injury model. He was awarded two separate American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowships for his work focusing on P. aeruginosa stimulating release of high molecular weight endothelial tau and its ability to propagate cellular injury. Dr. Morrow received his PhD from the University of Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile in Basic Medical Sciences with a focus in cancer biology at the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute where hediscovered a novel role for the tumor suppressor Merlin in breast cancer. He received his BS in Chemistry from the University of Central Arkansas where hestudied the role of ADAM proteins in cellular inflammation and adhesion.