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Robert M. Kottmann, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-4161

Fax: (585) 273-1171

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Hospital Medicine, Pulmonary



  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Jefferson Medical College

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2002 - 06/23/2004
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2001 - 06/23/2002
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Patent Title: Method and Apparatus to Diagnose the Metatstatic or Progressive Potential of Cancer, Fibrosis and other Diseases
Patent #: 10,765,376
Issue Date: Sep 08, 2020
Country: United States
Invented By: Edward Brown III, Kathleen Burke, Robert Matthew Kottmann, Seth W Perry, Jesse W Sharpe, Patricia Janet Sime

Patent Title: LDH Inhibitors as Treatment for Fibrosis and for Fibrotic-Related Disorders
Patent #: 9,750,761
Issue Date: Sep 05, 2017
Country: United States
Invented By: Robert Matthew Kottmann, Richard P Phipps, Patricia Janet Sime


Journal Articles

Nagel DJ, Rackow AR, Ku WY, Bell TJ, Sime PJ, Kottmann RM. "Cell-Type-Specific Effects of the Ovarian Cancer G-Protein Coupled Receptor (OGR1) on Inflammation and Fibrosis; Potential Implications for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Cells.. 2022 Aug 16; 11(16)Epub 2022 Aug 16.

Rackow AR, Judge JL, Woller CF, Sime PJ, Kottmann RM. "miR-338-3p Blocks TGF?-Induced Myofibroblast Differentiation through the Induction of PTEN." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology.. 2022 Jan 5; Epub 2022 Jan 05.

Bell TJ, Nagel DJ, Woeller CF, Kottmann RM. "Ogerin mediated inhibition of TGF-?(1) induced myofibroblast differentiation is potentiated by acidic pH." PloS one.. 2022 17(7):e0271608. Epub 2022 Jul 28.