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IN MEMORIAM

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Jason Morrow

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Jason Morrow, MD, chief of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology in Vanderbilt Medical Center's Department of Medicine, died on July 8 at the age of 51. Along with his colleague, Jackson Roberts, MD, Dr. Morrow discovered isopostanes in 1990. He joined the faculty at Vanderbilt in 1994 and was later named the F. Tremaine Billings Professor of Medicine and professor of Pharmacology. He began his post as chief of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology in 2005.

Dr. Morrow earned his bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and his M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He served his medical internship and residency at Vanderbilt, and was chief medical resident from 1987 to 1988, when he joined the Division of Clinical Pharmacology as a research fellow. He co-authored over 200 scientific papers and his work contributed to understanding implications of antioxidant vitamins C and E in cardiovascular health. He was …

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