Dr. Jonathan Cheetham is currently a Research Scientist and Equine Surgeon at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, in its Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine. He and his laboratory team form the Preclinical Upper Airway Lab, which focuses on restoring function in the larynx, nasopharynx, and trachea using tissue engineering, reinnervation, and functional electrical stimulation techniques. The lab's research is applied to both human and veterinary patients. Dr. Cheetham is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and holds a PhD (from Cornell University) in comparative respiratory physiology and surgery.
Dr. Cheetham obtained his undergraduate/graduate degrees at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Dr. Cheetham’s major professional interests include:
Clinical: Upper airway and orthopedic equine surgery.
Research: Peripheral nerve repair: Restoring function in the larynx, nasopharynx, and trachea using tissue engineering, reinnervation, and functional electrical stimulation.
Dr. Cheetham holds membership in these professional societies:
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
American Veterinary Medical Association
European Laryngological Society
Biomedical Engineering Society
Dr. Cheetham has authored numerous refereed publications and book chapters in addition to making many scientific and invited presentations.
View a list of Dr. Cheetham’s publications here.