Chandra Tayade, DVM,PhD
Queen's University (CAN)
Associate Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, Director, MD/PhD-MD/Master’s Program, Professor, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr. Tayade earned Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute. After earning his PhD, Dr. Tayade came to Canada to complete a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Anne Croy at the University of Guelph. He joined Queen’s University in 2009 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Tayade on the position of Director of the Research Group in Reproduction and Development in 2016. In 2019 he was appointed as an Associate Dean and the Director of MD PhD Program in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
Dr. Tayade research in endometriosis has led to seventy-five peer-reviewed articles in journals such as JCI Insight, Journal of Immunology, American Journal of Pathology, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Trends in Molecular Medicine. He has also been the principal investigator on a number of competitive grants from funding agencies such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
For his outstanding contributions to research, Dr. Tayade has received a number of special recognitions. In 2012, he won both the Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research and Innovation as well as the Christian J Herr Award for Outstanding Contributions in Reproductive Immunology from the American Society for Reproductive Immunology. In 2014, he earned the Mihran and Mary Basmajian Award for Research Excellence from the Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences.