Key People - Virender Singh Sangwan
Dr Virender Singh Sangwan, MD
Director - SRUJANA Centre for Innovation, Centre for Regenerative Ophthalmology and Clinical Research
Consultant, Cornea and Anterior Segment, Ocular Immunology & Uveitis Services
Dr Virender Singh Sangwan has done his MS Ophthalmology from Maharshi Dayanand University, Haryana. He has completed his fellowship in Cornea & Anterior Segment at L V Prasad Eye Institute, and a fellowship in Immunology & Uveitis Services at Harvard Medical School, USA, before joining LVPEI. He has worked as a Field Medical Director at ORBIS International, Inc., New York, and Chief Fellow, Immunology & Uveitis service at Harvard Medical School, Boston. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester, New York, USA.
Dr Sangwan has received several prestigious awards including the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award 2006 and the Biotech Products and Process Development and Commercialization Award 2007 from the Government of India. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals, presented widely and served as faculty for workshops and instruction courses on uveitis, limbal stem cell deficiency and limbal stem cell transplantation, nationally and internationally. He is a reviewer for the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update and Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. He is the founder secretary of the Asia Cornea Society and Vice-President, Uveitis Society of India. He is also founder secretary/ treasurer of Uveitis Society of India and the LVPEI Alumni Association.