• Scientific Director of Mass Spectrometry R&D , ARUP Laboratories, ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Pathology
  • Adjunct Researcher, Department of Analytical and Physical Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden
(801) 583-2787 x 2281


  • English, fluent.
  • Russian, fluent.


  • Smy L & Kushnir MM, Frank EL (2021). High Sensitivity LC-MS/MS method for measurement of 3-methoxytyramine in plasma and correlations with samples positive for metanephrines and dopamine. Journal Clinical Mass spectrometry. Accepted, 09/19/2021.
  • Penell J & Kushnir MM, Lind L, Bergquist J, Bergquist J, Lind PM, Naessen T. (2021). Concentrations of nine endogenous steroid hormones in 70-year old men and women. Endocr Connect. Published, 06/21/2021.
  • Kushnir MM & Song B, Yang E, Frank EL. (2021). Development and clinical evaluation of a high throughput LC-MS/MS assay for vitamin B6 in human plasma and serum. . J Appl Lab Med. 702-714. Published, 04/29/2021.
  • Kushnir MM & Petersen LK, Strathmann FG. (2020). Parathyroid Hormone Related Protein (PTHrP) in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Health and Disease. Clinical Laboratory International. Vol. 43, 16-18. Published, 01/15/2020.
  • Kushnir MM & Petersen LK, Strathmann FG (2019). Parathyroid hormone related protein concentration in human serum and CSF correlates with age. Clinical Biochemistry. Vol. 52, 56-60. Published, 03/20/2019.
  • Kushnir MM & Michno W, Rockwood AL, Blennow K, Strathmann FG, Hanrieder J (2019). Association of PTHrP Levels in CSF with Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers. Journal Clinical Mass Spectrometry. Vol. 14, 124-129. Published, 03/12/2019.
  • Lennartsson AK & Theorell T, Kushnir MM, Jonsdottir IH (2017). Changes in DHEA-s levels during first year of treatment in patients with clinical burnout are related to health development. Biol Psychol. Vol. 120, 28-34. Published, 05/26/2017.
  • Caanen MR & Kuijper EAM, Hompes PG, Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Meikle AW, Homburg R, Lambalk CB (2016). Mass spectrometry methods measured androgen and estrogen concentrations during pregnancy and in newborns of mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome . Eur J Endocrinol. Vol. 174, 25-32. Published, 03/24/2016.
  • Hoofnagle AN & Jeffrey R Whiteaker, Steven A Carr, Eric Kuhn, Tao Liu, Sam A Massoni, Stefani N Thomas, R Reid Townsend, Lisa J Zimmerman, Emily Boja, Mark M Kushnir, Sherri R Davies, Yuqian Gao, Tara R Hiltke, Karen A Ketchum, Christopher R Kinsinger, Mehdi (2016). Recommendations for the generation, quantification, storage and handling of peptides used for mass spectrometry-based assays. Clin Chem. Vol. 62, 48-69. Published, 01/29/2016.
  • Kushnir MM & Rockwood AL Strathmann FG, Straseski JA, Meikle AW (2016). LC-MS/MS Measurement of Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide. Clin Chem. Vol. 62, 218-226. Published, 01/20/2016.