Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, Ophthalmology, Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Medical Center

JayakrishnaAmbatiMD

Ophthalmology Charlottesville, VA

Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryFellowship, Retina, 1998 - 2001
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Ophthalmology, 1995 - 1998
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemInternship, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1995
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors National Academy of Inventors, 2015
  • NIH Director's Pioneer Award National Institutes of Health, 2014
  • Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award CNIB, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Covid-19: VA Study Points to Increased Mortality with Hydroxychloroquine
    Covid-19: VA Study Points to Increased Mortality with HydroxychloroquineApril 23rd, 2020
  • Coronavirus Treatment: Trump's Hydroxychloroquine Caused More Deaths, Study Reveals
    Coronavirus Treatment: Trump's Hydroxychloroquine Caused More Deaths, Study RevealsApril 22nd, 2020
  • Column: The Craze for Trump’s Chloroquine COVID-19 Remedy Is Dying Out
    Column: The Craze for Trump’s Chloroquine COVID-19 Remedy Is Dying OutApril 22nd, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Functional Studies Of DICER1 And ALU RNA In Geographic AtrophyNational Eye Institute2012
  • Endogenous Specific Inhibitor Of Corneal LymphangiogenesisNational Eye Institute2010–2012
  • Intrinsic Anti-Angiogenic Activity Of SirnaNational Eye Institute2008–2011
  • Pro-And Anti-Angiogenic Effects Of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-ANational Eye Institute2007–2011
  • Novel TLR3 Inhibitors For Geographic Atrophy Of Age-Related Macular DegenerationNational Eye Institute2009–2010
  • CCR3: A Molecular Marker For Neovascular AMDNational Eye Institute2009–2010
  • Novel Mouse Models Of Age-Related Macular DegenerationNational Eye Institute2004–2007

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Hospital Affiliations