Macular Degeneration Laboratory

                                                                             Emory University School of Medicine

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Datta Lab is a part of the basic research division of the Emory University, Dept of Ophthalmology. We study age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the ultimate aim of generating novel therapeutic interventions that will be beneficial in controlling and treating this debilitating disease. 

About the PI
Sayantan Datta, MSc, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Emory Eye Center. Before joining Emory he was on the faculty at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he had joined as a postdoctoral fellow in 2014.
He is a recipient of K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Grant Award from NEI/NIH. Sayantan completed his PhD in Human Genetics with focus on mitochondrial DNA defects in cancer cells from Indian Statistical Institute/Jadavpur University, India.