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 & Laboratory Medicine

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

2015 UVM nominee for the Searle scholar award’s nationwide competition

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


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

2012 American Thoracic Society Jo Rae Wright Award.

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


2015 Kien CL, Bunn JY, Fukagawa NK, Anathy V, Matthews DE, Crain KI, David B Ebenstein DB,
         Tarleton EK, Pratley RE, Poynter ME. Lipidomic evidence that lowering the typical dietary
          palmitate to oleate ratio in humans decreases the leukocyte production of pro-inflammatory
          cytokines and muscle expression of redox sensitive genes. J. Nutritional Biochemistry, 2015
          (Accepted-in press).
2015 Hoffman, SM, Chapman DG, Lahue KG, Cahoon JM, Rattu G, Daphtary N, Aliyeva M, Fortner
         K, Erzurum SC, Comhair SA, Woodruff PG, Dixon AE, Irvin CG, Janssen-Heininger YMW,
         Poynter ME, Anathy V. Protein Disulfide Isomerase-ERp57 regulates allergen-induced airways
         inflammation, fibrosis and hyperresponsiveness. J. Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2015
         (Accepted-in press).
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.

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