Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome
Jonathan Butcher, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Christopher Frendl ’10, M.Eng. ’11, were awarded a patent for a biomedical implant for use in fluid shear stress environments.
Softening of tumor tissue could aid in cancer drug delivery
Cornell Chronicle article highlights Butcher Lab as collaborating member within five Cornell departments and schools to gain innovative insight into how mechanical changes in tumors can maximize the impact of cancer therapies moving forward.
Chelsea Gregg (Ph.D. ‘16) selected as an AIMBE 2016-2017 FDA Scholar
(Press Release) Butcher Lab alumna is participating in this highly competitive program, Chelsea will assist in efforts to improve the quality and consistency of FDA's regulatory policies toward medical devices. Her term is a one-year immersion from October 1 to September 31 in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) within the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, MD.
Butcher Lab image on the cover of ATVB Journal’s August 2016 issue
Paper titled, “Cadherin-11 Overexpression Induces Extracellular Matrix Remodeling and Calcification in Mature Aortic Valves.”
Authors: Derek C. Sung, Caitlin J. Bowen, Kiran A. Vaidya, Jingjing Zhou, Nikita Chapurin, Andrew Recknagel, Bin Zhou, Jonathan Chen, Michael Kotlikoff, Jonathan T. Butcher