Shukti Chakravarti

Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology NYU Langone Health

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Dr. Chakravarti joined NYU Langone Health as Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology, and Director of Basic Science Research in Ophthalmology. Her research  focuses on extracellular matrix proteins in cellular functions that modulate tissue integrity, inflammation and immune response.

Research Interests: Extracellular matrix (ECM) protein functions in macrophages
The ECM in innate and adaptive immunity
The ECM in corneal inflammation and wound healing
Anterior eye diseases
Mouse models of anterior eye diseases

1978 BS. Botany Honors. Lady Brabourne College, India

1980 Undergraduate Courseswork. Genetics, Immunology, Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle

1983 MS. Bacterial Genetics. Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, USA

1989 PhD. Extracellular matrix biology. Department of Biological Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh

1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

2000 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

2004 Associate Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

2013 Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

2018 Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York.