College of Medicine
Senior Specialist & Director of Medical Research
Dr. Satish Chandra is USA-trained professional with proven research and innovation accomplishments in academic medical centers, and the pharmaceutical industry, in the USA, UAE, and India.
The original inventor of the human major depressive disorder gene, he has successfully led the development of health technology incubators, public-private research partnerships, international collaborations, and industry-academia technology transfers and is also a key opinion leader for health innovation He has mentored several doctoral students and medical residents.
Recipient of several global awards from the USA, Japan, Switzerland, including the Innovator of the Year in Medicine 2018-2019, and Technology Innovation Pioneer 2020. He has over 100 publications, recently in the Lancet (2020), Breast (2020) & Contemporary Clinical Trials (2020).
He is an associate clinical professor (adjunct) at the College of Medicine, UAE University and, director of research at Tawam Hospital, Al Ain.