M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P(C)

Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University

Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Director, Population Genomics Program

Canada Research Chair in Ethnic Diversity and Cardiovascular Disease

Heart and Stroke Foundation / Michael G. DeGroote Chair in Population Health Research

Dr. Anand’s present research focuses upon the environmental and genetic determinants of vascular disease in populations of varying ancestral origin, women and cardiovascular disease.

CHILD Study Investigator

Member, Executive Committee

Chair, Cardiometabolic Working Group

Member of Working Groups on: Genetics; Nutrition and Endocrine

Dr. Anand is a co-PI of projects “Early Life Determinants of Asthma” and “Deciphering the causes of metabolic syndrome in young children;” PI of the project “Understanding the impact of maternal and infant nutrition on infant/child health in the first 5 years of life;” and a co-investigator on “Gene and environment effects on lung health and risk for chronic respiratory disease, asthma and COPD”—all funded by CIHR.



  • Institution McMaster University
  • Location Hamilton, ON
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