Mark M Kushnir, PhD

ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT, United States; Department of Pathology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Dr Mark Kushnir received PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Uppsala University (Uppsala, Sweden). His main areas of research include mass spectrometry and separation sciences; their application in clinical diagnostics, and evaluation of biomarkers of metabolic, endocrine and neurologic diseases.

Dr Kushnir is supervising staff of Chemistry and Toxicology Research and Development groups at ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology. Dr Kushnir developed and implemented in routine diagnostic use over 30 novel mass spectrometry-based clinical diagnostic tests for disease biomarkers in fields of endocrinology, metabolic diseases, cancer biomarkers and toxicology, and participated in over 20 clinical and epidemiological studies. Dr Kushnir is author/coauthor of over 100 scientific peer reviewed publications, eight book chapters, and inventor of eight patents.