Butterworth Lab Department of Cell Biology University of Pittsburgh
Butterworth LabDepartment of Cell BiologyUniversity of Pittsburgh

Latest News

Classes back in person for the fall (let's see for how long)

Highlights from the past 3 years

2021 (May) - R01 renewed! We are HIRING! Postdoctoral position will be advertised, but interested candidates should reach out!

2021 (April) - Mike concludes his term as vice-chair of the APS Cell and Molecular Physiology Section after a virtual EB meeting

2021 (Feb) -  Review published in Mol. Cell Endocrinol.

2020 (Nov) - Mike receives AHA Innovative Project Award (2 years of funding from 2021-2022)

2020 (Sept) - FASEB J. paper published

2020          - Scientific meetings all go virtual (EB 2020, 2021, ASN 2020)

2020 (May) - Bailey graduates (virtually) and leaves the lab (and Pitt) amid the pandemic lockdown. Good luck Bailey, hopefully 2021 is better! 

2019 (Dec) - Nejla leaves the lab and joins Ally O'Donnell's lab in Biological Sciences (you will be missed Nejla)

2019 (Nov) - Mike presents and Corinne attends ASN meeting in Washington, DC

2019 (Oct) - Mike presents at ENaC/Aldo meeting in Estes Park, CO

2019 (July) - Gradute Student Corinne Farrell joins the lab.

2019 (Jan) - Visiting Associate Professor Kelly Weixel takes a sabbatical in the lab

2019 (April) - Kaylee Williams acccepted into the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program at Pitt (Congrats, much deserved!)

Upcoming events

- Virtual meetings all!

- New Postdoc position open. Email if you want more information (michael7@pitt.edu).


A) Current funding   

1) NIH: R01 (DK102843) 2015-2025. Role of microRNAs in kidney sodium regulation. PI 

2) NIH: R01 (GM122091) 2017-2021. Altered Biosynthesis and Function of ABCC6 in Systemic Mineralization Disorders. Co-I (PI: P.Thibodeau)

3) AHA: Innovative Project Award (20IPA35340007) 01/2021-12/2022. Monitoring microRNA function in living cells. PI 


B) Other              

5) NIH (T32) (DK091202) 2020-2025. Research Training in Pediatric Nephrology (Training Faculty. PI Bates).

6) NIH (T32) (DK061296) 2019-2024. Renal and Epithelial Biology Training Program. (Training Faculty. PI Kleyman) 

7) NIH (T32) (GM133353) 2020-2025. Interinstitutional Program in Cell and Molecular Biology (Training Faculty. PI Murray, Linstedt, Brodsky). 

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Michael Butterworth, PhD