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Gary Robert Cott, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine


 



 

  Gary Robert Cott, M.D.
  Associate Professor of Medicine 

 

  University of Colorado Denver

  Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

 

 Cottg@njc.org 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1977-1978
Internal Medicine Intern, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

1978-1981
Resident and Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

1981-1984
Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

1984-Present
Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, CO

1984-1991
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

1991-Present
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

1988-1996
Co-Director, Adult Special Care Unit, National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, CO

1992-2000
Clinical Director, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Denver, CO

1995-1996
Acting Executive Vice President, Medical and Clinical Services, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO

1996-Present
Executive Vice President, Medical and Clinical Services, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO

HONORS

1968-1972 Harry Gore Scholarship

1972-1974 Fellowship, Graduate School, O.S.U.

1983-1984 American College of Chest Physicians Fellowship Award

1984-1989 National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute Clinical Investigator Award

May 1987 Clinical Investigator Awardee Honored at Special ATS Session Commemorating the Centennial of the NIH, NHLBI

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

1.Cott GR, Smith TW, Hinthorn D and Liu C. Primary cutaneous histoplasmosis in immunosuppressed patients. JAMA 242:456-457, 1979.


2.Mason RJ, Cott GR, Robinson PC, Sugahara K, Leslie CC and Dobbs LG. The pharmacology of alveolar type II cells. Progress in Respiratory Research 18:279-287, 1984.


3.Mason RJ, Cott GR and Sugahara K. Role of alveolar type II epithelial cells in keeping the alveolus dry. J. Japan. Med. Soc. Biol. Interface 16:1-5, 1985.


4.Cott GR, Sugahara K and Mason RJ. Stimulation of net active ion transport across alveolar type II cell monolayers. American Journal of Physiology 250:C222-C227, 1986.


5.Sugahara K, Cott GR, Parsons PE, Mason RJ, Sandhaus RA and Henson PM. Epithelial permeability produced by activated neutrophils in vitro. American Review of Respiratory Disease 133:875-881, 1986.

 
6.Parsons PE, Sugahara K, Cott GR, Mason RJ and Henson PM. The effect of neutrophil migration and prolonged neutrophil contact on epithelial permeability. American Journal of Pathology 129:302-312, 1987.


7.Cott GR, Walker SR and Mason RJ. The effect of substratum and serum on the morphology and lipid synthesis of alveolar type II cells in vitro. Experimental Lung Research 13:427-447, 1987.


8.Sano K, Cott GR, Voelker DR and Mason RJ. The Na+/H+ antiporter in rat alveolar type II cells and its role in stimulated surfactant secretion. Biochimica Biophysica Acta 939:449-458, 1988.


9.Cott GR. Modulation of the bioelectric properties across alveolar type II cells by substratum. American Journal of Physiology 257:C678-C688, 1989.


10.Cott GR, Westcott JY, Voelkel NF. Prostaglandin and leukotriene production by alveolar type II cells in vitro. American Journal of Physiology 258:L179-L187, 1990.


11.Erzurum SC, Leff JA, Cochran JE, Ackerson LM, Szefler SJ, Martin RJ and Cott GR. Lack of benefit from methotrexate in severe steroid dependent asthmatics. Annals of Internal Medicine 114:353-360, 1991.

 
12.Glynn-Barnhart AM, Erzurum SC, Leff JA, Martin RJ, Cochran JE, Cott GR and Szefler SJ. Effect of low-dose methotrexate on the disposition of glucocorticoids and theophylline. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 88:180-186, 1991.


13.Rao AK and Cott GR. Ontogeny of ion transport across fetal pulmonary epithelial cells in monolayer culture. American Journal of Physiology 261:L178-L187, 1991.


14.Panos RJ, Voelkel NF, Cott GR, Mason RJ and Westcott JY. Alterations in eicosanoid production by rat alveolar type II cells isolated after silica-induced lung injury. American Journal Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 6:430-438, 1992.


15.Glynn-Barnhart AM, Erzurum SC, Leff JA, Martin RJ, Cochran JE, Cott GR and Szefler SJ. Pharmacokinetics of low-dose methotrexate in adult asthmatics. Pharmacotherapy 12:383-390, 1992.

 
16.Cott GR and Rao AK. Hydrocortisone promotes the maturation of Na+ dependent ion transport across the fetal pulmonary epithelium. American Journal Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 9:166-171, 1993.


17.Uchida, DA, Irvin, CG, Ballowe, C, Larsen, G, and Cott, GR. Cationic proteins increase the permeability of cultured rabbit tracheal epithelial cells: Modification by heparin and extracellular calcium. Exp. Lung Research 22:85-99, 1996.