Benjamin D. Cosgrove

Assistant Professor
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

Contact Information

159 Weill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7271

Benjamin D. Cosgrove

Assistant Professor
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise
Stem cell biology; systems biology; regenerative medicine; aging; signal transduction; biomaterials

Current Research Interest
Signaling network control of muscle stem cell self-renewal; engineering biomaterials for muscle stem cell expansion and delivery; systems biology approaches to analyzing and modeling muscle stem cell dysfunction in aging

Distinction
Biomedical Engineering Society, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Rising Star Award
National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award
Biomedical Engineering Society Graduate Research Award
Aspen Cancer Conference Benjamin Trump Award and Fellowship

Selected Publications
Blau, Helen M., Benjamin D. Cosgrove, and Andrew T. Ho. “The Central Role of Muscle Stem Cells in Regenerative Failure with Aging.” Nature Medicine 21, no. 8 (2015): 854-862.

Cosgrove, Benjamin D., Penney M. Gilbert, Ermelinda Porpiglia, Foteini Mourkioti, Steven P. Lee, Stephane Y. Corbel, Michael E. Llewellyn, Scott L. Delp, and Helen M. Blau. “Rejuvenation of the Muscle Stem Cell Population Restores Strength to Injured Aged Muscles.” Nature Medicine 20, no. 3 (2014): 255-264.

Cornell Research Website Article
Stem Cells and Muscle Repair