Savita Khanna

Savita Khanna

Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery


Savita Khanna, PhD is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a faculty at the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME). She received her PhD degree from the University of Eastern Finland, Finland. Her post-doctoral training was at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include the study of neurodegeneration, stroke, cell biology, and nutrition. Her laboratory performs in vitro and in vivo studies related to mechanisms of neurodegeneration and rescue. Dr. Khanna has over 120 peer-reviewed publications with an H-index of 58. Her work has been cited over 10850 times. She serves as the managing editor for the international peer-reviewed journal Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, which has an impact factor of 6.530. She has presented her work at meetings and conferences both nationally and internationally. Dr. Khanna’s research is currently funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS), to investigate brain injury, repair, and the role of glutamate metabolism in stroke. She is also funded by industry.


Plastic Surgery
Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology