The laboratory of Vijay Ramakrishnan, MD focuses on the outcomes of airway inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis. Ramakrishnan received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine and completed a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Colorado. After Rhinology Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as Otolaryngology faculty at the University of Colorado for twelve years, as a surgeon-scientist in the Rhinology Division. While maintaining a busy clinical practice and helping to build the Endoscopic Skull Base Program there, he developed a translational research program while completing an NIH K23 award in chemosensory studies of the nasal cavity. He moved to IU School of Medicine in January 2022 as Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Rhinology Research, and Affiliate Scientist in Health Services Research at Regenstreif Institute, Inc.