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Bhupendrasinh Chauhan M.Pharm., PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba
  • Research Associate and Review Manager, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
  • Member, Biology of Breath Theme
  • Research Associate, Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal


With five prestigious national and international scholarships, Dr. Chauhan earned 12 years of affluent experience in basic and clinical research in asthma including five years of experience in knowledge synthesis.

  • 2003 M.Pharm. Nagpur University, India.
  • 2009 PhD in Pharmacy (Pharmacology), Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, India.
  • 2013 Postdoctorate (Pediatrics), University of Montreal, Canada.

Research Focus

Dr. Chauhan’s research program is focused on asthma, which has three distinct pillars covering from evidence synthesis to clinical and basic research.

Pillar I: Dr. Chauhan, in affiliation with Knowledge Synthesis Platform, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Cochrane Airways Group, UK, conducts knowledge synthesis projects including systematic reviews, meta-analysis, and rapid reviews. Dr. Chauhan published 9 Cochrane Systematic reviews, which are cited in the Canadian Asthma Guideline 2012 update & Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2014.

Pillar II: Dr. Chauhan is involved in clinical research in children and adults with asthma. Dr. Chauhan earned 12 years of affluent clinical research experience including bioequivalence and bioavailability studies in healthy human volunteers.

Pillar III: Dr. Chauhan is exploring mechanisms, role of determinants in inception and intensification of asthma exacerbation, and new therapeutic targets using laboratory animals and state of the art technology.


2010 to 2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship (Postdoctoral study)

2010 CANADA-HOPE Fellowship (Postdoctoral study)

2007 – 2008 Senior Research Fellowship (Ph.D.) (2 years)

2003 – 2007 Junior Research Fellowship (Ph.D.) (4 years)

2001 – 2003 Junior Research Fellowship (Master in Pharmacy) (2 years)

2015 Best paper of the year 2014 by IMS Brogan

2015 5th most popular Cochrane story in the media – a great example of  impact of Cochrane Systematic review.

2006 3rd Prize for best oral presentation National Symposium on “Contemporary Development in Life Sciences’, India.