MD, Northwestern University
Research Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, College of Medicine
Phone: (312) 413-7347
Web Site: Michael Grassi Departmental Page
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.