Sunil Badve


Titled Professor (2015)
Joshua Edwards Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
School of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


An expert in the field of breast pathology, Dr. Badve is Professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, with an additional appointment in the department of Internal Medicine. He serves as the Director of Translational Genomics Core at the Indiana University Cancer Center.

He received his MBBS degree from Bombay University and completed a residency in Pathology at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals of Grant Medical College, with a year of specialized training in cancer treatment at the Tata Memorial Hospital. He served as Lecturer at Grant Medical College for 3 years. He did further training in UK at the St. Georges Medical School and at Royal Marsden Hospital. Following arrival in USA, he completed residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York. After a year of fellowship in Oncological Pathology, he was recruited to the faculty of Northwestern University in 1999. He has been part of the faculty at Indiana University since 2002.

Dr. Badve's main research and clinical expertise is in breast cancer. He is the Breast Pathologist for Eastern Co-operative Oncology Group, where he serves as the Pathology Chair for several breast cancer clinical trials including the TAILORx clinical trial based on the Oncotype Dx assay. He also serves on the NIH sponsored FFPE working group and Datamart program. He has been a co-investigator on several NIH, DOD and foundation grants which have resulted in the publication of over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles in addition to invited reviews and book chapters. He serves as the associate editor of Clinical Breast Cancer and on the editorial board of Modern Pathology

Dr. Badve is a regular speaker at national and international pathology meetings and has conducted short courses on breast pathology for the CAP and USCAP.