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University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
 

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Leadership & Staff:

Name & Title Biography Contact Info

Daniel L. Gustafson, PhD

Co-Director

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. 

daniel.gustafson@colostate.edu

970-297-1278

Ryan J. Hansen, PhD

Co-Director 

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).

ryan.hansen@colostate.edu

970-297-4057

Luke A. Wittenburg, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Assistant Professor – Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology

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. 

Luke.Wittenburg@colostate.edu

970-297-4056


Paul J. Lunghofer, MS

Sample Analyst

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. 

paul.lunghofer@colostate.edu

970-297-4079