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Adam Barker, Ph.D.

Specialties

  • Pathology, Clinical

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Dr. Barker is interested in mycobacterial pathogenesis and improving early diagnosis of emerging pathogens in this area. He wants to lead the field in mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory. In particular, rapid identification and classification of difficult pathogens for a fraction of the cost.

Dr. Barker’s lab researches Mycobacterium abscessus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis. He is interested in identifying unknown, unclassified virulence factors that contribute to pathogenesis. He also is interested in the biochemistry of gamma interferon inducible lysosomal thiol reductase (GILT) in collaboration Dr. Peter Jensen.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Medical Microbiology

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Medical Microbiology

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-4077 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building
15 N Medical Dr E
Salt Lake City, UT

Academic Bio

Dr. Barker is the medical director of Mycobacterial testing, R&D Special Operations, and co medical director of Technical Transfer at ARUP. He is also an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Barker received his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Colorado. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and completed a medical microbiology fellowship (ABMM) at the University of Utah. He is board certified in medical microbiology.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah, Pathology Department
Medical Microbiology
Fellow
Fellowship Harvard Medical School, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Microbiology and Immunology Department
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Colorado State University, Department of Microbiology
B.S.

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