Vinod Chandran MBBS, MD, DM, PhD, FRCPC, a rheumatologist, is a clinician-scientist at the Krembil Research Institute and an Associate Professor of Medicine & Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. He is an expert in psoriatic arthritis and co-directs the Psoriatic Disease Program at the Schroeder Arthritis Institute. His translational research program is focused on developing proteomics and metabolomics-based screening and prognostic tools for psoriatic arthritis, with support by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the National Psoriasis Foundation, the Arthritis Society, and the Krembil Foundation. He has published more than 200 papers. He is a member of the executive committee of the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis and co-chairs its research committee.