Purna Chandra Mashurabad


Institution: ICMR- National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India

Workpackage: Nutrition Workstream

Email: mashura.purna@gmail.com

Focus of research:

My research focuses on the bioavailability of carotenoids, iron and zinc and their interaction with other nutrients. My role in the project is collection and analysis of blood, breast milk and hair cortisol

Purna - Purna Chandra

Purna has completed his PhD in 2018 at the Micronutrient Division of the National Institute of Nutrition. His doctoral thesis deals with understanding the effect of dietary fat on intestinal carotenoid absorption in Caco-2 cell model in vitro, and in Mongolian gerbils in vivo. Later on, he worked as a Postdoctoral fellow on Drug Inhibition assay on Plasmodium Falciparum at the University of Hyderabad, Currently working as a PDRA (Biochemistry) at the UKTI GCRF action against Stunting Hub

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