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Tara Adams, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


  • B.S. Summa cum Laude Physics (major) and Mathematics (minor)(2005), advisor Kayvan Aflatooni, PhD, Thesis "Doppler-free laser spectroscopy of Rb vapor", Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering (2010), advisor Owen McCarty, PhD, Thesis "Novel mechansims mediating platelet coagulation and extracellular matrix interactions in the presence of shear", Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR


Investigation of the disease-causing mechanisms in Type 1 von Willebrand Disease


Hiking, basketball, volleyball, cooking, wine tasting


Link to PubMed


University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
12800 East 19th Ave.
PO Box 6511 Mail Stop 8302
Aurora, CO 80045