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Robert H. Allen, M.D.


Robert H. Allen, MD
Robert H. Allen, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine with Tenure
  • Cleo Meador and George Ryland Scott Endowed Chair in Hematology
  • Former Co-Head, Division of Hematology


 

 

Major Scientific Interest: 
Absorption, transport and metabolic role of cobalamin and cobalamin analogues
 
Major Clinical Interest: 
Diagnosis and clinical manifestations of cobalamin and folate deficiencies 

 

 

 

Hematology Research Administration
Contact Information
Anschutz Medical Campus
12700 East 19th Avenue
Room 9122
RC 2 / MS B170
Aurora, CO 80045

(303)-724-4086 - Phone
 
 

 

 

 

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Medical School:  Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

 

 

 

Postgraduate Training:

 

1966-1967            Intern in Medicine, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas

 

1967-1969            Staff Associate, National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland

 

1969-1970            Senior Resident in Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

 

1970-1972            Fellow in Hematology/Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

 

 

 

 

Past and Current Professional Positions:

 

1972-1975           Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

1975-1977           Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

1977-Present       Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

1977-1998          Director, Division of Hematology, University of Colorado School of Medicine

1992-Present       Cleo Meador and George Ryland Scott Professor of Hematology Research, University

                          of Colorado School of Medicine

1998-2013          Co-Division Head, Division of Hematology, University of Colorado School of Medicine

  1. Allen RH and Stabler SP.  Identification and quantitation of cobalamin and cobalamin analogues in human feces.  Am J Clin Nutr  87: 1324-1335, 2008.  (PMID: 18469256)
  2. Stabler SP and Allen RH. Quantification of serum and urinary S-adenosylmethionine and S-adenosylhomocysteine by stable-isotope-dilution liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. Clin Chem 50: 365-372, 2004.  (PMID: 14656903)
  3. Kuzminski AM, Del Giacco EJ, Allen RH, Stabler SP, Lindenbaum J.  Effective treatment of cobalamin deficiency with oral cobalamin.  Blood 92: 1191-1198, 1998.  (PMID: 9694707)
  4. Allen RH, Stabler SP, Savage DG, Lindenbaum J.  Elevation of 2-methylcitric acid I and II levels in serum, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with cobalamin deficiency.  Metabolism 42: 978-988, 1993.  (PMID: 8345822)
  5. Kolhouse JF, Utley C, Allen RH.  Mechanism of conversion of human apo- to holomethionine synthase by various forms of cobalamin.  J Biol Chem 266: 23010-23015, 1991.  (PMID: 1744096)
  6. Allen RH, Stabler SP, Savage DG, Lindenbaum J. Diagnosis of cobalamin deficiency I:  Usefulness of serum methylmalonic acid and total homocysteine concentrations.  Am J Hematol 34: 90-98, 1990.  (PMID: 2339683)
  7. Lindenbaum J, Healton EB, Savage DG, Brust JCM, Garrett TJ, Podell ER, Marcell PD, Stabler SP, Allen RH.  Neuropsychiatric disorders caused by cobalamin deficiency in the absence of anemia or macrocytosis.  New Engl J Med 318: 1720-1728, 1988.  (PMID: 3374544)
  8. Marcell PD, Stabler SP, Podell ER, Allen RH. Quantitation of methylmalonic acid and other dicarboxylic acids in normal serum and urine using capillary gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.  Anal Biochem 150: 85-66, 1985.  (PMID: 4083484)
  9. Kolhouse JF, Kondo H, Allen NC, Podell ER, Allen RH.  Cobalamin analogues are present in human plasma and can mask cobalamin deficiency because current radioisotope dilution assays are not specific for true cobalamin.  New Engl J Med 299: 785-792, 1978.  (PMID: 357970)
  10. Allen RH and Mehlman CS. Isolation of gastric vitamin B12-binding proteins using affinity chromatography. I. Purification and properties of human intrinsic factor. J Biol Chem 248: 3660-3669, 1973.  (PMID: 4702881)
  11. Allen RH and Majerus PW. Isolation of vitamin B12-binding proteins using affinity chromatography. I. Preparation and properties of vitamin B12-sepharose.  J Biol Chem 247: 7695-7701, 1972.  (PMID: 3889728)