Andrew Butcko

Andrew Butcko

Andrew Butcko

Position Title

 PhD Candidate

Areas of Interest

 Functional Significance of PNPLA3 and the I148M Variant: Implications for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Atherosclerosis


  1. Butcko AJ, Putman AK, Mottillo EP. The intersection of genetic factors, aberrant nutrient metabolism and oxidative stress in the progression of cardiometabolic disease. Antioxidants 2024, 13, 87.
  2. Rahman AA, Butcko AJ, Songyekutu E, Granneman JG, Mottillo EP. Direct effects of adipocyte lipolysis on AMPK through intracellular long-chain acyl-CoA signaling. Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 2;14(1):19. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-50903-w. PMID: 38167670
  3. Harfmann BD, Elmer SJ, Vranish JR, Bhaskaran S, Zubek JF, Gordish K, Butcko A, Westercamp CM, Bell HJ, Sharma N. 10th Annual Michigan Physiological Society Meeting: June 26-27, 2023. Adv Physiol Educ. 2023 Aug 10. doi: 10.1152/advan.00145.2023. PMID: 37560783


BS in Exercise Science Kinesiology, Cental Michigan University

MS in Exercise Physiology, Central Michigan University


Dr. Emilio Mottillo

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