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Robert M. Evans, PhD

Associate Professor


  • MS, Pennsylvania State University (1973)
  • PhD, Physiology, Pennsylvania State University (1975)

Postdoctoral Education:​​

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology University of Colorado Denver (1978)
  • PhD, Physiology, Pennsylvania State University (1975)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Biophysics/Biochemistry Yale University Medical School (1979)

Research Activities:

  • Intermediate filaments and lipoprotein derived cholesterol utilization
  • Cytoskeletal membrane adhesion complex interactions
  • Vimentin type filaments and toxic injury

Selected Publications:

Journal Articles in Pub Med (  

  • Holwell, TA, Schweitzer, SC, Reyland, ME, and Evans, RM (1999) Vimentin dependent utilization of LDL-cholesterol in human adrenal tumor cells is not associated with the level of expression of ApoE, sterol carrier protein-2, or caveolin. J. Lipid Res. 40:1440-1452.
  • Reyland, ME, Evans, RM, and White EK (2000) Lipoproteins regulate expression of endogenous steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) in mouse adrenocortical cells. J. Biol. Chem. 275:47:36637-36644.
  • Schweitzer, SC, Capetanaki, Y, Bellin, RM, Robson, RM, Klymkowsky, MW, and Evans, RM (2001) Paranemin and the organization of desmin filament networks. J. Cell Sci. 114:1079-1089.
  • Haubold, K, Herrmann, H, Langer, S, Evans RM, Leinwand, LA and Klymkowsky, MW (2003) Mutations in desmin: direct disruption of cytoskeletal organization in neonatal cardiac myocytes. Cell Motil. Cytoskel. 54:105-121.​

Office Location:

 Research Center 1 North

 Room 5118



 Office Phone:


(303) 724-4306

(303) 724-3712

Mailing Address:

 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 12800 East 19th Avenue

 P.O. Box 6511

 Mail Stop 8104

 Aurora, CO 80045​​​​​​