Jayakrishna Ambati, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Clinical interests

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retina and Vitreous Disease

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Biography

My name is Jayakrishna Ambati; I received my medical degree from State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine. I then completed a fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Boston. I am board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Ophthalmology

Education

Degree
State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn College of Medicine

Residency
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, N.Y.

Fellowship
Harvard Medical School, Boston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Kentucky Clinic
Third Floor, Wing C
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Yasuma R, Cicatiello V, Mizutani T, Tudisco L, Kim Y, Tarallo V, Bogdanovich S, Hirano Y, Kerur N, Li S, Yasuma T, Fowler BJ, Wright CB, Apicella I, Greco A, Brunetti A, Ambati BK, Helmers SB, Lundberg IE, Viklicky O, Leusen JH, Verbeek JS, Gelfand BD, Bastos-Carvalho A, De Falco S, Ambati J.
    Intravenous immune globulin suppresses angiogenesis in mice and humans.
    Signal Transduct Target Ther. 1.
  2. Bogdanovich S, Kim Y, Mizutani T, Yasuma R, Tudisco L, Cicatiello V, Bastos-Carvalho A, Kerur N, Hirano Y, Baffi JZ, Tarallo V, Li S, Yasuma T, Arpitha P, Fowler BJ, Wright CB, Apicella I, Greco A, Brunetti A, Ruvo M, Sandomenico A, Nozaki M, Ijima R, Kaneko H, Ogura Y, Terasaki H, Ambati BK, Leusen JH, Langdon WY, Clark MR, Armour KL, Bruhns P, Verbeek JS, Gelfand BD, De Falco S, Ambati J.
    Human IgG1 antibodies suppress angiogenesis in a target-independent manner.
    Signal Transduct Target Ther. 1.
  3. Mizutani T, Fowler BJ, Kim Y, Yasuma R, Krueger LA, Gelfand BD, Ambati J.
    Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Suppress Laser-Induced Choroidal Neovascularization in Mice.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Nov;56(12):7122-9.
  4. Gelfand BD, Wright CB, Kim Y, Yasuma T, Yasuma R, Li S, Fowler BJ, Bastos-Carvalho A, Kerur N, Uittenbogaard A, Han YS, Lou D, Kleinman ME, McDonald WH, Núñez G, Georgel P, Dunaief JL, Ambati J.
    Iron Toxicity in the Retina Requires Alu RNA and the NLRP3 Inflammasome.
    Cell Rep. 2015 Jun 23;11(11):1686-93.
  5. Cicatiello V, Apicella I, Tudisco L, Tarallo V, Formisano L, Sandomenico A, Kim Y, Bastos-Carvalho A, Orlandi A, Ambati J, Ruvo M, Bianco R, De Falco S.
    Powerful anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic activity of a new anti-vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1 peptide in colorectal cancer models.
    Oncotarget. 2015 Apr 30;6(12):10563-76.

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