Faculty Biography

Inder Anand, MD, FRCP, DPhil
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Director, Heart Failure Program
VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN United States

Dr. Inder Anand received his undergraduate education from the Amritsar Medical College in India, and Ph.D. in cardiovascular physiology from Oxford University, England where he was a Rhodes Scholar. After training as a clinical cardiologist in London he returned to join the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India and served that institution for 19 years. In 1991, he accepted the position of Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Director of the Heart Failure Program at the VA Medical Center. His research interests include experimental and clinical heart failure, and high altitude medicine and physiology. He runs an active research laboratory working on the cellular and sub-cellular mechanisms of heart failure. He has authored over 220 original scientific publications, published over 250 Abstracts, and presented over 600 papers at National and International meetings. He is member of the editorial board of several Journals, and the associate editor of the Journal of Cardiac Failure. He has been a principal investigator in over 40 clinical trials and member of steering and end-point committees of several international clinical trials.