Michael Grassi

MD, Northwestern University

Research Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, College of Medicine



Phone: (312) 413-7347

email: grassim@uic.edu

Web Site: Michael Grassi Departmental Page


Research Interests:

The aim of Dr. Grassi’s research program is to use genomics in a multi-faceted and interdisciplinary, systems-oriented approach to understand the molecular basis of common blinding retinal conditions, such as diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.  He has R01 funding from the NIH as well as substantial private foundation support for his research.  He has been a faculty member at UIC since 2010.