42932-Roy, Sashwati

Sashwati Roy, PhD, MSC, MPHIL, BSC

Professor of Surgery

IB 454
Indianapolis, IN


Sashwati Roy, PhD, is a Professor of Surgery and Director of Clinical Research at IU Health Comprehensive Wound Center. Dr. Roy is an expert in inflammation and macrophage biology in chronic wounds. She completed her PhD at the University of Kuopio, Finland, and post-doc at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include wound inflammation, mechanisms of resolution of diabetic wound infection, tissue repair, and cellular plasticity. Her laboratory recently highlighted immune cell plasticity in wound repair. The work published in Nature Communications in March 2018.

Dr. Roy has over 225 peer review publications. Her work has been cited over 18000 times. Dr. Roy’s research program is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIDDK & NINR) and Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Roy is a permanent member of the NIH surgery Anesthesia Trauma (SAT) study section. In addition, she routinely serves as a reviewer for multiple other NIH, VA study sections, International grant review panels as well as for prestigious journals. She has served as committee chairs, secretary, and executive board member at the national Wound Healing Society where she is currently serving as the President.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    1994 PhD University of Eastern Finland
    1989 MPHIL Meerut University
    1986 MSC Meerut University
    1984 BSC Meerut University

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