Chandan K. Sen is J. Stanley Battersby Chair and Professor of Surgery and director of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME). At IU, he serves as associate vice president of research and the associate dean of research for the IU School of Medicine. At Indiana University Health, Dr. Sen is the executive director of the Comprehensive Wound Center. Dr. Sen is recognized as the Lilly INCITE scholar. After completing his Master of Science in Human Physiology from the University of Calcutta, Dr. Sen received his Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Eastern Finland. Dr. Sen trained as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley's Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. 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. and Mildred C. Lumley Professor of Surgery, executive director of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Wound Center, and director of the University's Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cell-Base 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 an Edison Award for Innovation in 2018. Dr. Sen's work has also led to electroceutical management of tissue infection. In 2016, this technology received the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award. Sen has published over 300 peer reviewed publications and a dozen books which are currently cited over 33,000 times in the literature.
Sen received the IU Bicentennial Medal in July 2020 in recognition of his distinguished service to Indiana University.