Dr. Chandan K. Sen is a J. Stanley Battersby Chair and Professor of Surgery, Director of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME), and Executive Director of the Comprehensive Wound Care Center at IU Methodist Hospital. At IU, he serves as Associate Vice President of Research. At the IU School of Medicine, he serves as Associate Dean of Research. At Indiana University Health, Dr. Sen is the Executive Director of the Comprehensive Wound Center. Dr. Sen is recognized as a Lilly INCITE scholar.
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 2000, Dr. Sen moved to The Ohio State University where he 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. Dr. Sen's primary areas of research interest include tissue injury, repair, regeneration and infection. His group has pioneered the Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT) technology in regenerative medicine. TNT received the 2018 Edison Awards for Innovation. Dr. Sen's work has also led to electroceutical management of tissue infection.
In 2016, this technology received the Frost & Sullivan award for new product innovation. Dr. Sen has published over 300 peer reviewed publications and a dozen books which are currently cited over 33000 times in the literature. He has a current H-index of 95.