Leadership & Staff:
|Name & Title
Daniel L. Gustafson, PhD
Dr. Gustafson is responsible for policies, procedures, personnel, budget, equipment, reports and Cancer Center meetings. He has directed Pharmacology since its inception and plays a role in study planning, method development, analysis and modeling of data.
Since Dr. Gustafson is the major expert in PK/PD modeling and analysis, he is an author on many of the publications as he spends his research time as well as his core time on these studies.
Ryan J. Hansen, PhD
Dr. Hansen is responsible for quality control within Pharmacology as well as assisting in assay development and sample analysis. He has been associated with the Shared Resource since 2006 and has become experienced in LC/MS/MS analysis through on the job training by Dr. Gustafson and Dr. Joseph Zirrolli as well as through on-site training by Applied Biosystems (Christopher Borton, ABI Field Application Specialist).
Luke A. Wittenburg, DVM, PhD,
Assistant Professor – Veterinary
Dr. Wittenburg assists in analysis
and modeling of PK/PD data as well as assisting in assay development and sample
analysis. He became associated with the Pharmacology Shared Resource in
2010 as a post-doctoral fellow and resident. He is a board-certified
Veterinary Clinical Pharmacologist with extensive training in study design and
translational/comparative clinical pharmacology, with experience in the design
and conduct of veterinary oncology clinical trials and pharmacokinetic studies
in pet animals. Dr. Wittenburg is responsible for the implementation of
methodology for targeted proteomic studies utilizing HPLC-MS/MS analysis of
signature peptides in biological samples.
Paul J. Lunghofer, MS
Paul has worked in Pharmacology since 2009 and has become experienced in LC/MS/MS analysis through on the job training by Dr. Gustafson and Dr. Hansen. Currently, he is responsible for a majority of sample preparation and analysis as well as method development and validation.