University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Lung Center

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


1997-2002 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

Redox signaling in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), role of endoplasmic reticulum stress and protein disulfide isomerases in fibroproliferative acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

Awards and Honors

2010 ATS Travel Award, ATS international conference held in New Orleans, LA

2000-2002 Senior Research Fellow, scholarship award and stipend from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.

1997-2000 Junior Research Fellow, Scholarship award and stipend from Department of Biotechnology, India.

1996-1997 Research Assistant, scholarship award including salary support from Department of Biotechnology, India.


2012 Hoffman SM, Tully JE, Lahue KG, Anathy V, Nolin JD, Guala AS, van der Velden JL, Ho YS, Aliyeva M, Daphtary N, Lundblad LK, Irvin CG, Janssen-Heininger YM. (2012). Genetic Ablation of Glutaredoxin-1 Causes Enhanced Resolution of Airways Hyperresponsiveness and Mucus Metaplasia in Mice with Allergic Airways Disease. Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. Epub ahead of print.

2012 Anathy V, Roberson E, Cunniff B, Nolin J, Hoffmann S, Spiess P, Guala AS, Lahue K, Goldman D, Flemer S, van der Vliet A, Heintz N, Budd RC, Tew KD and Janssen-Heininger YMW. (2012). Oxidative processing of latent Fas in the endo- plasmic reticulum controls the strength of apoptosis. Mol. Cell. Biol. 17:3464-3478 (Cover page article)

2012 Tully JE, Nolin JD, Guala AS, Hoffman SM, Roberson EC., Lahue KG, van der Velden J, Anathy V, Blackwell TS and Janssen-Heininger YMW. (2012). Cooperation between classical and alternative NF-?B pathways regulates proinflammatory responses in epithelial cells. Am. J. Resp. Cell. Mol. Biol., Epub ahead of print

2012 Roberson EC, Tully JE, Guala AS, Reiss JN, Godburn KE, Pociask DA, Alcorn JF, Riches DWH, Dienz O, Janssen-Heininger YMW and Anathy V.* (2012). Influenza induces ER stress, caspase-12-dependent apoptosis and JNK mediated TGF-ß release in lung epithelial cells. Am. J. Resp. Cell. Mol. Biol., 46; 573–581 (*Corresponding Author).

2011 Anathy V, Roberson EC, Guala AS, Godburn KE, Budd RC and Janssen-Heininger YMW (2011). Redox-based regulation of apoptosis: S-glutathionylation as a regulatory mechanism to control cell death. Antioxidant and Redox signaling. 16; 496-505.

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