|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 662-5566||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Peter J. Gruber, M.D., Ph.D (Associate Professor, Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Dr. Gruber joined our faculty in 2011 as Pediatric Section chief, in our Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and is a diplomate of the American Boards of Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty.
He is co-Director of the Heart Center at Primary Children’s Medical Center and devotes 25% of his time to research as an investigator in the Molecular Medicine program. He is Principal Investigator on a 5-year ($1,675,000) NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) grant titled: Histone deacetylase-mediated reduction of ischemia reperfusion injury.
He reviews proposals for the NIH, AHA, and the Children's Research Foundation and reviews for numerous journals including Circulation, Development, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.
He is a committee member on the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, American Society for Clinical Investigation, and is a Surgical Co-Chair for the Pediatric Critical Care Congress. He has published numerous manuscripts book chapters and lectures internationally.
He has published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (1996, 2003), Development (1998), Nature (2005, 2010), FASEB J (2008), Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (2006), Nature Medicine (2007), Journal of Biological Chemistry (2010), and Cell Stem Cell (2011).
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Surgery - Associate Professor
|Academic Divisions||Cardiothoracic Surgery
|Board Certification||American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Sub: Congenital Cardiac Surgery)
National Board of Medical Examiners