Jonathan R. Murrow, MD

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership

    Campus Associate Dean of Research

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership

    Associate Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Murrow, MD is a Core Clinical Educator in the AU/UGA Medical Partnership. Trained as an invasive cardiologist, he teaches clinical medicine and cardiovascular physiology. In addition, he conducts patient-oriented research on vascular and mitochondrial function in cardiovascular disease. His clinical interests include echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.


1997 BA History Harvard
2001 MD Emory University School of Medicine


2001-2004 Internship & Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital
2004-2005 Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Johns Hopkins Hospital
2006-2008 Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Emory University School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

2005-2006 Assistant Chief of Service, Johns Hopkins
2009-2010 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory
2010-2014 Assistant Professor of Medicine, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
2015-Present Associate Professor of Medicine, AU/UGA Medical Partnership
  • Expertise & Interests

    • Clinical Cardiology
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Endothelial and Muscle Mitochondrial Function
    • Medical Humanities
  • Research Interests

    Mechanisms of vascular dysfunction, vascular repair, and mitochondrial dysfunction in cardiovascular disease.

  • Selected Publications

    Rahman AM, Murrow JR, Ozkor MA, Kavtaradze N, Lin J, De Staercke C, Hooper WC, Manatunga A, Hayek S, Quyyumi AA. “Endothelium-Derived Hyperpolarizing Factor Mediates Bradykinin Stimulated Tissue Plasminogen Activator Release in Humans.” J Vasc Res. 2014 Jun 4;51(3):200-208.

    Ozkor MA, Rahman AM, Murrow JR, Kavtaradze N, Lin J, Manatunga A, Hayek S, Quyyumi AA. “Differences in vascular nitric oxide and endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor bioavailability in blacks and whites.” Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jun;34(6):1320-7.

    Poole J, Mavromatis K, Binongo JN, Khan A, Li Q, Khayata M, Rocco E, Topel M, Zhang X, Brown C, Corriere MA, Murrow J, Sher S, Clement S, Ashraf K, Rashed A, Kabbany T, Neuman R, Morris A, Ali A, Hayek S, Oshinski J, Yoon YS, Waller EK, Quyyumi AA. “Effect of progenitor cell mobilization with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in patients with peripheral artery disease: a randomized clinical trial.” JAMA. 2013 Dec 25;310(24):2631-9.

    Murrow, JR. “Should Family Physicians Use Coronary Artery Calcium Scores to Screen for Coronary Artery Disease?” Am Fam Physician. 2012 Sep 1;86(5):398-401.

    Mavromatis K, Aznaouridis K, Al Mheid I, Veledar E, Dhawan S, Murrow JR, et al. “Circulating Proangiogenic Cell Activity Is Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk.”J Biomol Screen., 2012 Aug 10.

    Murrow JR, Sher S, Ali S, et al. “The Differential Effect of Statins on Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Function: Atorvastatin versus Pravastatin” Journal of Clinical Lipidology, 2012 Jan-Feb;6(1):42-9.

    Murrow JR, Esteves F, Galt J, et al. “Characterization of mechanical dyssynchrony measured by gated single photon emission computed tomography phase analysis after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction.” J Nucl Cardiol. 2011;18(5):912-9.

    Al Mheid I, Patel R, Murrow J, et al. “Vitamin D status is associated with arterial stiffness and vascular dysfunction in healthy humans.” J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(2):186-92.

    Ozkor MA, Murrow JR, Rahman AM et al. “Endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor determines resting and stimulated forearm vasodilator tone in health and in disease.” Circulation. 2011;123(20):2244-53.

    Quyyumi AA, Waller EK, Murrow JR, et al. “CD34+ Cell Infusion after ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction is Associated with Improved Perfusion and is Dose Dependent” Am. Heart J. 2011;161(1):98-105.

    Murrow, JR. "The role of nonstatin therapy in managing hyperlipidemia." Am Fam Physician. 2010 Nov 1;82(9):1056-7.

    Quyyumi AA, Murrow J. “Stem cells in cardiovascular disease.” Med Arh. 2010;64(5):289-94.

    Murrow, JR. “Teaching the Art of Doctoring: an Integrated, Analytic, and Humanities-based Approach”, iCollaborative Portal, MedEdPORTAL (2013)

    Zachow R, Gaddy T, Murrow J, Ebell M, “Cases in Cardiovascular Medicine for Use in Undergraduate Medical Education.” MedEdPORTAL; 2010