Link: University of Iowa
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Robert Gottlieb, MD, PhD


Undergraduate: Reed College, Bachelor of Arts Degree

Graduate School: Yale University, Master of Science Degree

Graduate School: University of Colorado at Boulder, Ph.D., Chemistry and Biochemistry

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency/Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Internal Medicine Residency 2005-2007
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine 2007-2012
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation 2012-2013

Dr. Robert Gottlieb

MENTOR TEAM: Val Sheffield, MD, PhD


Gottlieb RL, Muilenburg A, Trapane P, and VC Sheffield. Two novel mutations in myosin heavy chain 11 (MYH11) reinforce the pathogenicity of mutations affecting IVS32 and suggest the peri-puerperium is a particularly vulnerable period for aortic dissection in Familial Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection, Patent Ductus Arteriosus syndrome (AAT type 4). Poster presentation, 22nd International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. 30 May - 2 Jun 2012, Toronto, Canada.

Cotmore S, Gottlieb RL, and P Tattersall. 2007. Replication Initiator Protein NS1 of the Parvovirus Minute Virus of Mice Binds to Modular Divergent Sites Distributed throughout Duplex Viral DNA. J. Virol. 81: 13015-13027.

Gottlieb RL. 2003. Biomimetic peptidyltransferase ribozymes: Recapitulation of the biological aminoacyl phosphate moiety as a substrate-activation theme. Ph.D. doctoral thesis, University of Colorado at Boulder. Sun L, Cui Z, Gottlieb RL, and B Zhang. 2002. A selected ribozyme catalyzing diverse dipeptide synthesis. Chem. Biol. 9:619-628.

Zhang L, Sun L, Cui Z, Gottlieb RL, and B Zhang. 2001. 5'-sulfhydryl-modified RNA: initiator synthesis, in vitro transcription, and enzymatic incorporation. Bioconjug. Chem. 12:939-948.

Nilson, LA, Gottlieb, RL, Polack, GW and D DiMaio. 1995. Mutational analysis of the interaction between the bovine papillomavirus E5 transforming protein and the endogenous β-receptor for platelet-derived growth factor in mouse C127 cells. J. Virol. 69:5869-5874.

Gottlieb, RL. 1994. Development of a galactose-inducible system for establishing double-stranded RNA viral infections in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. B.A. thesis. Reed College.


NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment Program 2009 - 2011


University of Iowa
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Physician Scientist Training Pathway
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Iowa City, IA 52242
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