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
E-mail: Vikas.Anathy@uvm.edu
Phone:
(802)656-4573
Office Location:
Health Science Research Facility 216

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

 

Postdoctoral Training

2004-2007 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Education

1999-2004 PhD, Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
1994-1996 MSc, Biotechnology, University of Mysore, Mysore, India
1990-1994 BSc, Biochemistry, Botany & Zoology, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

Academic Appointments

2015-present Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
2013-2015 Assistant Professor (Research Track), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
2007-2013 Research Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

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
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

Publications

Hoffman SM, Chapman DG, Lahue KG, Cahoon JM, Rattu GK, Daphtary N, Aliyeva M, Fortner KA, Erzurum SC, Comhair SA, Woodruff PG, Bhakta N, Dixon AE, Irvin CG, Janssen-Heininger YM, Poynter ME, Anathy V. Protein disulfide isomerase-endoplasmic reticulum resident protein 57 regulates allergen-induced airways inflammation, fibrosis, and hyperresponsiveness. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 2016; 137(3):822-32.e7. NIHMSID: NIHMS720788 PubMed [journal] PMID: 26435004 PMCID: PMC4597791

Siddesha JM, Nakada EM, Mihavics BR, Hoffman SM, Rattu GK, Chamberlain N, Cahoon JM, Lahue KG, Daphtary N, Aliyeva M, Chapman DG, Desai DH, Poynter ME, Anathy V. Effect of a chemical chaperone, tauroursodeoxycholic acid, on HDM-induced allergic airway disease. American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 2016; 310(11):L1243-59. PubMed [journal] PMID: 27154200 PMCID: PMC4935467

McMillan DH, van der Velden JL, Lahue KG, Qian X, Schneider RW, Iberg MS, Nolin JD, Abdalla S, Casey DT, Tew KD, Townsend DM, Henderson CJ, Wolf CR, Butnor KJ, Taatjes DJ, Budd RC, Irvin CG, van der Vliet A, Flemer S, Anathy V, Janssen-Heininger YM. Attenuation of lung fibrosis in mice with a clinically relevant inhibitor of glutathione-S-transferase p. JCI insight. 2016; 1(8). NIHMSID: NIHMS793460 PubMed [journal] PMID: 27358914 PMCID: PMC4922427

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).

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