Dr. Chandan K. Sen is a J. Stanley Battersby Chair and Professor of Surgery, and Director of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME). He is also Professor of Biomedical Engineering by courtesy at Purdue University. At Indiana University, he serves as Associate Vice President of Research for Military and Applied Research. At the IU School of Medicine, he serves as Associate Dean of Research.
After completing his Masters of Science in Human Physiology from the University of Calcutta, Dr. Sen received his PhD in Physiology from the University of Eastern Finland. Dr. Sen trained as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California at Berkeley's Molecular and Cell Biology department. His first faculty appointment was in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. In fall of 2000, Dr. Sen moved to The Ohio State University where he established a program on tissue injury and repair. At Ohio State, Dr. Sen was tenured John H & Mildred C Lumley Professor of Surgery, Executive Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Wound Center and Director of the Ohio State University's Center for Regenerative Medicine & Cell Based Therapies. He was also the Associate Dean for Research at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center for well over a decade. Until August 2018, Dr. Sen served as director of the Innovation program for The Ohio State University's Center for Clinical and Translational Science and was Professor and Vice Chair of Research of Surgery. During his tenure, the NIH Blue Ridge ranking of the department elevated from 36th to 6th in the nation.
In August 2018, Dr. Sen and his entire team moved to Indiana University. He continues to be a Professor of Surgery by courtesy at Ohio State. Dr. Sen is a Principal Investigator of several projects including multiple clinical trials. His research has been continuously extramurally funded by prestigious agencies such as five different institutes of the National Institutes of Health, US Department of Defense, US Department of Veteran Affairs and numerous industry partners. Dr. Sen serves on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals. He is the Editor in Chief of Antioxidants & Redox Signaling with a current impact factor of 6.5. Dr. Sen and his team have published over 300 scientific publications. He has a H-index of 92 and is currently cited over 2000 times every year for a total citation of 31,000+.
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