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Monday, August 1, 2016

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

Monday, May 16, 2016

Jessical Rivlin ('17) received the AHA summer research fellowship to study heart development in chick embryos. Good work!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Derek Sung ('16) was awarded the Elena Aikawa Best Abstract & Keynote: Basic Science to Elucidate Mechanisms of Valve Disease at the annual Heart Valve Society meeting. Congrats!

Sunday, May 1, 2016

David Bassen awarded a 2016 GAANN fellowship
Fellowship will allow focus on developing teaching, communication and leadership skills, as well as developing a solid foundation for conduction research. 

Friday, April 22, 2016

Caitlin Parrucci wins Cornell Student Business of the Year
Lab member Caitlin Parrucci won the Cornell University 2016 Student Business of the Year Award for her startup, Equine Design (rebranded in Dec 2016 to Stablesense), which markets a water-monitoring system that can be integrated into horse stalls to monitor horses’ health. Congrats Caitlin!

Friday, April 15, 2016

Derek Sung ('16) recieved the Best Poster and Zuckerman Prize for Excellence in Student Biological Engineering Research at the 14th annual IBE BioEXPO held at Cornell!

Monday, April 11, 2016

We're just about to launch the new Butcher Lab webpage!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Researchers Find New Way To Understand Heart Diseases
Cornell researchers have found that a focus on the signaling microenvironment rather than the genome may lead us closer to understanding disease.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Snapshots of Life: Green Eggs and Heart Valves
The NIH director highlights Butcher Lab research on heart valves in this NIH Director’s Blog.
Related: developing chick image was selected as a winner in the 2015 FASEB BioArt Contest (credit: Jessica Ryvlin and Stephanie Lindsey and Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Butcher).

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Weill Cornell Physician-Scientists and Cornell University Engineers Collaborate and Patients Benefit: Progressive, collaborative research with real-word impact. Butcher Lab featured in this "Health by Design" article highlighting collaborative work between Meinig School Profs. and physician-scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine:


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