Robert Mentzer
Robert M. Mentzer, Jr.

Robert Mentzer, Jr. , M.D.

Adjunct Research Professor

Director Translational Research

Program Area

Translational Cell Biology and Molecular Biology

Research Interests

Myocardial ischemia, myocardial protection, ischemia/reperfusion injury, ventricular remodeling, autophagy, cardiac mechanics, adenosine, metabolic syndrome. Studies involve in vitro and in vivo small and large animal preparations.


University of Maryland (1972)

Positions and Employment

Dean, Wayne State University Medical School (past)

Support From:

  • NIH P01 HL 85577
  • NIH R01 HL 60590
  • NIH R01 HL 71091
  • NIH R01 AG 21568