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Jonathan Cheetham

Research Scientist
"MS PHARMA United pharmaceuticals manufacturing co."


 After receiving his VetMB and Masters degrees from Cambridge University in 1995 Dr. Cheetham worked in first opinion and referral equine practice in the UK for several years.  He came to Cornell for a residency in large animal surgery in 2003 and completed the PhD there in 2008.  He was appointed Principal Research Scientist in the Department of Clinical Sciences in 2013 and was appointed Associate Professor in 2016. Clinically, he works with equine sports medicine and upper airway cases. His laboratory focuses on understanding the role of macrophages in the early immune response to nerve injury and applying this knowledge to improve functional outcomes after nerve graft.

Research Interest

  Peripheral nerve repair. Specifically, understanding the relationship between the immune response to nerve injury and recovery and modulating the immune response to improve functional outcome after injury. Restoring laryngeal function using regenerative medicine techniques combined with reinnervation. Clinical: Upper airway surgery and equine sports medicine.  

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