Jaya P. Gnana-Prakasam, PhD

Saint Louis University (SLU)

Our lab is interested in understanding the regulation of iron homeostasis during inflammation and the mechanisms by which iron alters the pathogenesis of retinal degenerative diseases like age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinitis pigmentosa. We are also interested in the effects of tissue iron levels on the progression of chronic kidney disease and cancer.