Kristofer Fritz

Kristofer Fritz PhD

Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Address: kristofer.fritz@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone: 303-724-3398

Recent Publications


Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Second Floor Room 2131

Research Interests:

  • Mechanisms of alcoholic liver disease
  • Metabolic dysregulation of liver and kidney function
  • Regulatory nature of sirtuin activity and protein acetylation
  • Utilizing mass spectrometry to investigate proteomics & post-translational modifications

Representative publications:

Ali HR, Assiri MA, Harris PS, Michel CR, Yun Y, Marentette JO, Huynh FK, Orlicky DJ, Shearn CT, Saba LM, Reisdorph R, Reisdorph N, Hirschey MD, Fritz KS. Quantifying competition among mitochondrial protein acylation events induced by ethanol metabolism. J Proteome Res. 2019 Jan 15. PMID: 30644754.

Assiri MA, Roy SR, Harris PS, Ali H, Liang Y, Shearn CT, Orlicky DJ, Roede JR, Hirschey MD, Backos DS, Fritz KS. Chronic Ethanol Metabolism Inhibits Hepatic Mitochondrial Superoxide Dismutase via Lysine Acetylation. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 Oct;41(10):1705-1714.

Harris PS, Roy SR, Coughlan C, Orlicky DJ, Liang Y, Shearn CT, Roede JR, Fritz KS. Chronic ethanol consumption induces mitochondrial protein acetylation and oxidative stress in the kidney. Redox Biol. 2015;6:33-40.