Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Vijay  Sarthy, PhD

Vijay Sarthy, PhD

Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell and Molecular Biology



Tarry Building Room 5-715
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

vjsarthy( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: Bombay University, Molecular Biology (1972)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard University (1975)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard Medical School (1978)


Description of Interests

Neuron-glia interactions in the retina; Roles of Müller (glia) cells in the pathogenesis of retinal degenerations and diabetic retinopathy.

Interests (Keywords)

Angiogenesis; Gene Regulation; Neuroscience; Ophthalmic Pathology

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