Darryl Adamko (Active) - University of Saskatchewan
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Dr. Darryl J. Adamko completed medical school (1989-1993) and then specialty training in Pediatrics at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada (1989-1997). He went on to become a Pediatric Pulmonary specialist with a strong bench research background after training in a Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland (1997-2001). He was an Associate Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Alberta from 2001-11. He moved back to Saskatoon at the University of Saskatchewan in 2011 in a similar position that is focused on clinical, teaching and research in aspects of pediatric pulmonary diseases. Dr Adamko teaches undergraduate courses in the College of Medicine, Residents in clinical settings and students in his lab. He was promoted to full Professor in 2015. Dr. Adamko’s research focus has been within the field of asthma primarily. He has developed expertise in understanding the mechanisms of virus induced asthma attacks and mechanisms underlying the development of asthma from infancy. More recently, he has been the lead on team grants developing a novel way to diagnose and monitor patients with asthma using metabolomic analysis of urine. Based on this research, he is first author on a patents and Director for a company called Respirlyte.