Matthew D. Krasowski, MD, PhD


Vice Chair for Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Services
Medical Director, Iowa River Landing Laboratory
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Point of Service Laboratories
Clinical Professor of Pathology  - Clinical Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: C671 General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-9380



BA, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
PhD, Neurobiology, University of Chicago
MD, University of Chicago

Residency, Clinical Pathology, University of Chicago
Fellowship, Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacogenomics, University of Chicago

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
Fellow, College of American Pathologists
Diplomat, Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics

Research Summary

Clinical: 1) Toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring, 2) Novel methods of teaching laboratory medicine to medical students and 3) Application of pharmacogenetics to clinical practice.

Informatics: Methods to predict interferences in clinical chemistry.

Basic Research: 1)Liver metabolism of drugs and endogenous compounds, 2) Bile salt biology, 3) Evolution of nuclear hormone receptors and enzymes and 4) Transcription regulators of liver and intestinal metabolism.

Selected Publications

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Hagey L, Krasowski M.  Microbial biotransformations of bile acids as detected by electrospray mass spectrometry.  Adv Nutr.  2013 January 1. 4(1):29-35.

Kurt-Mangold M, Drees D, Krasowski M.  Extremely high myoglobin plasma concentrations producing hook effect in a critically ill patient.  Clin Chim Acta.  2012 December 24. 414:179-181.

Rysgaard C, Morris C, Drees D, Bebber T, Davis S, Kulhavy J, Krasowski M.  Positive hepatitis B surface antigen tests due to recent vaccination: a persistent problem.  BMC Clin Pathol.  2012 September 24. 12(1):15.

Barakauskas V, Davis R, Krasowski M, McMillin G.  Unresolved discrepancies between cannabinoid test results for infant urine.  Clin Chem.  2012 September. 58(9):1364-7.

Krasowski M, Penrod L.  Clinical decision support of therapeutic drug monitoring of phenytoin: measured versus adjusted phenytoin plasma concentrations.  BMC Med Inform Decis Mak.  2012 February 14. 12:7.

Krasowski M.  Toxic Alcohols: Practical Challenges in Laboratory Diagnosis of Ingestions.  Clin Lab News.  2012 February. 38(2):8-10.

Krasowski M, Wilcoxon R, Miron J.  A retrospective analysis of glycol and toxic alcohol ingestion: utility of anion and osmolal gaps.  BMC Clin Pathol.  2012 January 12. 12(1):1.

Krasowski M.  Pathology consultation on vitamin D testing.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2011 October. 136(4):507-14.

Krasowski M, Siam M, Iyer M, Pizon A, Giannoutsos S, Ekins S.  Chemoinformatic methods for predicting interference in drug of abuse/toxicology immunoassays.  Clin Chem.  2009 June. 55(6):1203-13.

Krasowski M, Siam M, Iyer M, Ekins S.  Molecular similarity methods for predicting cross-reactivity with therapeutic drug monitoring immunoassays.  Ther Drug Monit.  2009 June. 31(3):337-44.

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