Mark M. Kushnir

Mark M. Kushnir

Scientific Director of Mass Spectrometry R&D, ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Utah


  • Master’s Degree—Chemical Engineering, Donetsk Polytechnic Institute
  • Doctorate Degree—Analytical Chemistry, Uppsala University


  • Editorial Board, Journal of Laboratory and Precision Medicine
  • Editorial Board, Clinical Mass Spectrometry
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Steroids and Hormonal Science
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Disease Markers


  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry Academy’s Distinguished Award (2018, 2020)
  • Mass Spectrometry Division of American Association of Clinical Chemistry (2020)
  • Nutrition Division of American Association of Clinical Chemistry (2019)
  • Publication of the year award of the Journal of Biomolecular Techniques (2010)
  • Phabian Award for best PhD thesis in field of bioanalytical chemistry (Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009)
  • Award from Pediatric Maternal-Fetal Division of American Association of Clinical Chemistry (2009)

Research Interests

  • Development, application, and clinical evaluation of novel mass spectrometry based clinical diagnostic methods for protein, peptide, and small molecule biomarkers
  • Implementation and application of the methods in routine clinical diagnostic use
  • Clinical evaluation of biomarkers of metabolic, endocrine, and neurologic diseases

Recent Publications