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Personal Statement

Roberta Gottlieb, MD, obtained her bachelor’s and medical degrees from Johns Hopkins University. She trained in pediatrics and hematology/oncology at University of Texas, Houston, and did postdoctoral work at University of California, San Diego."

Roberta Gottlieb, MD

Researchers in the Gottlieb Lab are exploring the roles of autophagy and mitophagy in the heart in both health and disease settings. We have found that autophagic removal of damaged mitochondria (mitophagy) is important for protecting the heart against ischemia/reperfusion injury.

CREWHS: Call for Applications

The Center for Research in Women’s Health and Sex Differences (CREWHS) is calling for investigators to submit their research on women’s health or sex differences. Winners of the award will receive up to $50,000 (direct costs) for a year with a potential to extend for a second year. 

Please submit your research application via email at by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2023. Winners will be notified in July.

Collaborations & Resources


Meet Our Team

Learn more about the scientists, faculty members, investigators and other healthcare professionals of the Gottlieb Laboratory, whose dedicated efforts lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

Stastna M, Thomas A, Germano J, Pourpirali S, Van Eyk JE, Gottlieb RA.

J Vis Exp. 2018 Aug 29;(138). 

Mishra R, Haldar S, Placencio V, Madhav A, Rohena-Rivera K, Agarwal P, Duong F, Angara B, Tripathi M, Liu Z, Gottlieb RA, et al.

J Clin Invest. 2018 Oct 1;128(10):4472-4484.

Contact the Gottlieb Lab

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Pavilion, A9100
Los Angeles, CA 90048