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Eric S. Goetzman, PhD

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Job Title Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5070 Phone
412-692-7816 Fax

Education and Training

Graduate School:

2001 PhD, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL


2004 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2006 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA


  • Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders


  • Emanual Shapira Award


  • Goetzman ES. The regulation of acyl-CoA dehydrogenases in adipose tissue by rosiglitazone. Obesity 2009; 17(1):196-8.
  • Goetzman ES, Wang Y, Mohsen AW, He M, Ninness BK, Vockley J. Expression and characterization of mutations in very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase using a prokaryotic system. Mol Genet Metab. 2007; 91(2):138-47.
  • Goetzman ES, Tian L, Wood PA. Differential induction of genes in liver and brown adipose tissue regulated by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha during fasting and cold exposure in acyl-CoA dehydrogenase-deficient mice. Mol Genet Metab. 2005; 84(1):39-47.

    View Dr. Goetzman's full list of publications from PubMed. 

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Role of Brown Fat in the Pathogenesis of Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders
  • Regulation of Fatty Acid Oxidation in Adipose Tissues
  • Regulation of Fatty Acid Oxidation by Reversible Lysine Acetylation
Last Update
September 14, 2009
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Last Update
September 14, 2009