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Louis R. Barrows

Louis R. Barrows, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Office Information

Louis Barrows, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Utah and a member of the Colon Cancer Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Barrows is interested in the discovery of new anticancer therapies. He also focuses on the cellular targets of anticancer drugs and DNA damage and repair. He studies extracts and organisms from coral reefs and tropical rain forests as part of his research.

He received a bachelor's degree at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a PhD from the University of California, Irvine.

Education History

Postdoctoral Training Temple University School of Medicine, Fels Research Institute
Postdoctoral Training
Fels Research Institute, Temple University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of California
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Campus
Undergraduate University of Maryland Extension Courses

Selected Publications


  1. Barrows LR (1992). Antineoplastic and Antibacterial Pyrrolo[4,3,2-de]Quinolin-8(1H)-Ones.