Kevin A. Glenn, MD, MS

Director, Adult Hospitalist Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

SE621 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MD, University of Illinois, College of Medicine
MS, Healthcare, Dartmouth Graduate School
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association
Iowa Controlled Substance Certification - Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Federal Controlled Substance Certification - United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration
Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine


Kuperman, E. F., Linson, E. L., Klefstad, K., Perry, E. & Glenn, K. (2018). The Virtual Hospitalist: A Single-Site Implementation Bringing Hospitalist Coverage to Critical Access Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine, E1-E5. PMID: 30255859.

Beauvais, G., Bode, N. M., Watson, J. L., Wen, H., Glenn, K. A., Kawano, H., Harata, N. C., Ehrlich, M. E. & Gonzalez-Alegre, P. (2016). Disruption of Protein Processing in the Endoplasmic Reticulum of DYT1 Knock-in Mice Implicates Novel Pathways in Dystonia Pathogenesis. The Journal of Neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 36(40), 10245-10256. PMID: 27707963.

Wen, J., Dankle, G. & Glenn, K. A. (2015). Alternative autophagy alleviates A1AT-Z accrual. The FASEB Journal, 28(1), Supplement 949.2.

Wen, J. H., Wen, H., Gibson-Corley, K. N. & Glenn, K. A. (2015). FBG1 Is the Final Arbitrator of A1AT-Z Degradation. PloS one, 10(8), e0135591. PMID: 26295339.

Wen, H. M., Dankle, G. M. & Glenn, K. A. (2015). Tissue standards using stain free gels as a superior approach for aging research. International Journal of Biochemistry & Review, 5(1), 73-81.

Gordon, K. L., Glenn, K. A., Bode, N., Wen, H. M., Paulson, H. L. & Gonzalez-Alegre, P. (2012). The ubiquitin ligase F-box/G-domain protein 1 promotes the degradation of the disease-linked protein torsinA through the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway and macroautophagy. Neuroscience, 224, 160-71. PMID: 22917612.

Mallinger, A., Wen, H. M., Dankle, G. M. & Glenn, K. A. (2012). Using a ubiquitin ligase as an unfolded protein sensor. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 418(1), 44-8. PMID: 22227190.

Gordon, K. L., Glenn, K. A. & Gonzalez-Alegre, P. (2011). Exploring the influence of torsinA expression on protein quality control. Neurochemical Research, 36(3), 452-9. PMID: 21161590.

Wen, H., Kim, N., Fuentes, E. J., Mallinger, A., Gonzalez-Alegre, P. & Glenn, K. A. (2010). FBG1 is a promiscuous ubiquitin ligase that sequesters APC2 and causes S-phase arrest. Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.), 9(22), 4506-17. PMID: 21135578.

Glenn, K. A., Nelson, R. F., Wen, H. M., Mallinger, A. J. & Paulson, H. L. (2008). Diversity in tissue expression, substrate binding, and SCF complex formation for a lectin family of ubiquitin ligases. The Journal of biological chemistry, 283(19), 12717-29. PMID: 18203720.

Nelson, R. F., Glenn, K. A., Zhang, Y., Wen, H., Knutson, T., Gouvion, C. M., Robinson, B. K., Zhou, Z., Yang, B., Smith, R. J. & Paulson, H. L. (2007). Selective cochlear degeneration in mice lacking the F-box protein, Fbx2, a glycoprotein-specific ubiquitin ligase subunit. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 27(19), 5163-71. PMID: 17494702.

Nelson, R. F., Glenn, K. A., Miller, V. M., Wen, H. & Paulson, H. L. (2006). A novel route for F-box protein-mediated ubiquitination links CHIP to glycoprotein quality control. The Journal of biological chemistry, 281(29), 20242-51. PMID: 16682404.

Zhang, C. C., Glenn, K. A., Kuntz, M. A. & Shapiro, D. J. (2000). High level expression of full-length estrogen receptor in Escherichia coli is facilitated by the uncoupler of oxidative phosphorylation, CCCP. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology, 74(4), 169-78. PMID: 11162922.

Chusacultanachai, S., Glenn, K. A., Rodriguez, A. O., Read, E. K., Gardner, J. F., Katzenellenbogen, B. S. & Shapiro, D. J. (1999). Analysis of estrogen response element binding by genetically selected steroid receptor DNA binding domain mutants exhibiting altered specificity and enhanced affinity. The Journal of biological chemistry, 274(33), 23591-8. PMID: 10438541.

Mattick, S., Glenn, K., de Haan, G. & Shapiro, D. J. (1997). Analysis of ligand dependence and hormone response element synergy in transcription by estrogen receptor. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology, 60(6-May), 285-94. PMID: 9219919.

Lee, Y. P., Adimoolam, S., Liu, M., Subbaiah, P. V., Glenn, K. & Jonas, A. (1997). Analysis of human lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase activity by carboxyl-terminal truncation. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1344(3), 250-61. PMID: 9059515.