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Alan Rockwood, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor (Clinical)

Scholarly Emphasis: Mass spectrometry for clinical testing, focusing on its application to analysis of compounds of established clinical utility (examples: testosterone and thyroglobulin), and searching for new biomarkers of potential clinical utility.
Alan Rockwood, Ph.D.

Contact Info

Email Address: rockwoal ~at~

Office Phone Number: 801-583-2787, ext. 2830

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Also Works in: ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology  

Division: Clinical Pathology

Also Works in: ARUP  

Supporting Staff:   Martha Fowles  



  • Scientific Director, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, ARUP Laboratories

Selected Publications

  • Kushnir MM, Naessen T, Kirilovas D, Chaika A, Nosenko J, Mogilevkina I, Rockwood AL, Carlstrom K, Bergquist J. (2009). Steroid profiles in ovarian follicular fluid from regularly menstruating women and women after ovarian stimulation. Clin Chem, 55(3), 519-526.
  • Meier C, Nguyen TV, Handelsman DJ, Schindler C, Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Meikle AW, Center JR, Eisman JA, Seibel MJ. (1/2008) Endogenous sex hormones and incident fracture risk in older men: the Dubbo Osteroporosis Epidemiology Study. Arch Intern Med, 168(1), 47-54.
  • Anderson JL, Carlquist JF, Roberts WL, et al., Rockwood AL, Bair TL, Muhlestein JB: Intermountain heart Collaborative Study Group. (1/2007). Asymmetric dimethylarginine, cortisol/cortisone ration, and C-peptide: markers for diabetes and cardiovascular risk? Am Heart J, 153(1), 67-73.
  • Austin DE, Wang M, Tolley SE, Maas JD, Hawkins AR, Rockwood AL, Tolley HD, Lee ED, Lee ML. (2007) Halo ion trap mass spectometer. Anal Chem, 79(7), 2927-32.
  • Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Roberts WL, Pattison EG, Owen WE, Bunker AM< Meikle AW. (2006) Development and performance evaluation of a tandem mass spectrometry assay for four adrenal steroids. Clin Chem, 52(8), 1559-67.
  • Rockwood AL, Haimi P. (2006) Efficient calculation of accurate masses of isotopic peaks. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom, 17(3), 415-19.
  • Rockwood AL, Crockett DK, Oliphant JR, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ. (12/2005) DNA sequence matching by cross-correlation. J Biomolec Tech, 16(4), 453-58.
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