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Dr. Chandra P Sharma

Dr. Chandra P Sharma

Dr. Chandra P Sharma
Former Head of Biomedical Technology
Associate Dean - PhD Programme
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology Kerala 



Chandra P. Sharma is the Acting Head of Biomedical Technology Wing and Associate Dean - PhD Programme, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science & Technology, Kerala, India, and has been the Head of the Biosurface Technology Division since 1980. His areas of expertise include: biomaterials science and engineering; polymeric and metallic micro/nano particles based delivery systems; and surface modification and tissue/blood compatibility of materials. Dr. Sharma has published over 325 research papers with over 6500 citations (Scopus) and has processed over 40 patents including in Canada, European Union, Japan and USA. He has served as guest editor and reviewer of several international journals and has edited books with Dr. Michael Szycher on Blood Compatible Materials and Devices, and on Biointegration of medical implant materials: Science and design, with Woodhead Publishing. His laboratory has completed leading research in the field.


Research Interest

Surface modification and blood compatibility
Drug delivery
Oral insulin delivery systems