University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Bio for Vikas Anathy, Ph.D.
Vikas Anathy, Ph.D.

Vikas Anathy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology

Contact Information
Office Location:
Health Science Research Facility 216


1999-2004 PhD, Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India

1994-1996 MSc, Biotechnology, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

1990-1994 BSc, Biochemistry, Botony & Zoology, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

Research Interests

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) stress and Protein Disulfide Isomerases in Asthma.
Unfolded Protein Response in respiratory virus infection.
Redox regulation of inflammatory response and airway remodeling in asthma.
Redox regulation of fibroblast proliferation in pulmonary fibrosis


Awards and Honors

2010 American Thoracic Society Travel Award, ATS -2010, New Orleans, LA

2012 American Thoracic Society Jo Rae Wright Award.

2014 American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship ATS-2014, San Diego.

2014 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America-Sheldon C. Siegel Award.



2014 Nolin JD, Tully JE, Hoffman SM, Guala AS, van der Velden JL, Poynter ME, van der Vliet A, Anathy V and Janssen-Heininger YMW. (2014). The glutaredoxin/S-glutathionylation axis regulates interleukin 17A-induced pro-inflammatory responses in lung epithelial cells in association with S-glutathionylation of Nuclear Factor kappa B family proteins. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 9; 73C: 143-153.

2014  Anathy V, Aesif SW, Hoffman SM, Bement JL, Guala AS, Lahue KG, Leclair LW, Suratt BT, Cool CD, Wargo MJ and Janssen-Heininger YMW. (2014). Glutaredoxin-1 attenuates S-glutathionylation of death receptor Fas and decreases Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 189; 463-474. (With Editorial)

2013 Hoffman SM, Tully JE, Nolin JD, Lahue KG, Guala AS, Goldman DH, Dhapatary N, Aleyava M, Irvin CG, Dixon AE, Poynter ME and Anathy V (2013). The ER stress transducer ATF6 and protein disulfide isomerase, ERp57 mediates House dust mite-induced airway epithelial apoptosis and fibrosis. Respiratory Research 14; 141-153.

2013 Tully JE,  Hoffman SM,  Lahue KG, Nolin JD, Anathy V, Lundblad LK, Daphtary N, Aliyeva M,  Black KE, Dixon AE, Poynter ME, Irvin CG  and  Janssen-Heininger YMW. (2013). Epithelial Nuclear Factor- kappa B orchestrates house dust mite-induced airway inflammation, hyperresponsiveness, and fibrotic remodeling.  Journal of Immunology 15; 5811-5821

2013 Ather JL, Fortner KA, Budd RC, Anathy V and Poynter ME. (2013). Serum Amyloid A inhibits dendritic cell apoptosis to induce glucocorticoid resistance in CD4+ T cells. Cell Death & Dis., Epub, Sep, 2013 PMID 24008730.

2013 Janssen-Heininger YM, Nolin JD, Hoffman SM, van der Velden JL, Tully JE, Lahue KG, Abdalla ST, Chapman DG, Reynaert NL, van der Vliet A, Anathy V. (2013). Emerging mechanisms of glutathione-dependent chemistry in biology and disease. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 114; 1962-1968

To view all of Vikas Anathy's publications, please visit PubMed.