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Virender BhanMBBS, FRCPC

Associate professor

Division of Neurology , Department of Medicine

Phone: 902-473-3731
Fax: 902-473-4438
Mailing Address: 
Division of Neurology
QEII - Halifax Infirmary (HI) Site
Suite 3827 Halifax Infirmary Building
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7


Dr. Virender Bhan has expertise in multiple sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating disorders. His clinical focus is on the early diagnosis of MS, optimization of disease modifying therapies (DMT), advanced chemotherapy/biologics in aggressive MS and collaborative multidisciplinary treatment of progressive MS. He is director of the Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit

Research interests

Dr. Bhan’s research interests include MS epidemiology, efficacy of disease modifying therapies, inhibitors of apoptosis as biomarkers for MS severity and DMT responsiveness, and the effect of co-morbidities in MS. He is active in multi-centre clinical trials for potential DMTs in relapsing and progressive MS.