Dr. Sashwati Roy is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Laser Capture Molecular Core at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. In 1994 she received her PhD degree in Physiology and Environmental Sciences and later completed her postdoctoral training at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Roy’s research interests include wound inflammation, mechanisms of resolution of diabetic wound inflammation, and the role of miRNA in tissue-repair processes. She has over 150 peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals, including PNAS and Journal of Immunology. Dr. Roy serves on the editorial boards of several Journals such as Physiological Genomics, Antioxidants, and Redox Signaling. She is an expert in the significance of macrophage and inflammation in chronic wounds. Dr. Roy recently served as a program cochair for the annual 2013 meeting of the Wound Healing Society (WHS) in Denver, Colorado, and is the current WHS secretary. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to investigate the role of inflammation in diabetic wounds. Dr. Roy also serves as a coinvestigator of multiple Federal (NIH, Department of Defense, and Veterans Administration) grants on miRNA and wound healing.
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