Class of 2022 Butcher Lab member, Parker Dean, was featured as part of the Cornell Biomedical Engineering student spotlight series. His article “Applying Math and Science in Practical Ways to Help People” can be found here.
December 16, 2021 The Additional Ventures Single Ventricle Research Fund (SVRF) 2021 program is focused on the identification and investigation of cardiac developmental pathways and mechanisms. Thirty-four new investigators and co-investigators were chosen worldwide. Professor Jonathan Butcher was awarded funding
December 13, 2021 Prof. Jonathan Butcher has helped discover how to ‘turn off’ a key driver of aortic stenosis, identifying the biological process behind certain instances of the disease in which heart valves become calcified and damaged. Find news article
Dr. Butcher has been elected a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The fellowship grade of achievement recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession and ASME. He is one of 3,427 fellows out of 74,788
A postdoctoral fellow in the Butcher Lab, Mingkun Wang, was recently awarded $136,236 through the Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards program. His project researching mechanical regulation of YAP/TAZ activity was one of eight in the nation to receive this award.
August 11, 2020 Congratulations to Prof. Jonathan Butcher named a Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society BMES!
October 23, 2019 The fall 2019 annual BME Newsletter includes an article highlighting student athletes in Prof. Butcher’s BME 3410 Class. Read the article here.
April 4, 2019 The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Meinig School faculty Jonathan Butcher to its College of Fellows. Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions
January 25, 2019 Butcher lab alum Russ Gould’spaper, “ROBO4 variants predispose individuals to bicuspid aortic valve and thoracic aortic aneurysm,” published in Nature Genetics. (article)
January 10, 2019 Butcher lab alums Jessica Ryvlin and Stephanie Lindsey’s paper, “Systematic Analysis of the Smooth Muscle Wall Phenotype of the Pharyngeal Arch Arteries During Their Reorganization into the Great Vessels and Its Association with Hemodynamics,” published in Anatomical