Vijayendran Chandran, Ph.D.


Child Health Research Institute

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

Contact Information


Dr. Vijayendran Chandran received his Ph.D. in Genome research and bioinformatics from Bielefeld University, Germany. He then completed a neurobiology postdoctoral training at UCLA in Dr. Daniel Geschwind’s lab. In 2016, he joined the Pediatrics faculty at the University of Florida, where he remained until now.

Research Overview

Dr. Vijay Chandran’s research and clinical interests concern the causes and treatment of neural repair and neurodegenerative diseases. His research focuses on how the nervous system works and how it responds and repairs itself due to the damage caused by injury or disease.

For more information, please visit his lab website.