Institution: ICMR- National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India
Workpackage: Nutrition Workstream
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFocus of research:
Identification of novel iron fortificants to alleviate anaemia.
Dr Palika Ravindranadh obtained his M.Sc degree in Biochemistry from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam and PhD in Biochemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
His research aims to understand the bioavailability of iron from elemental iron powders and protein-rich foods using Caco-2 cells and animal models. Identification of novel iron fortificants to alleviate anaemia. Additionally, Dr Palika has been working with an interdisciplinary clinician team contributing expertise in Iron-Folate supplementation and biochemical iron markers analysis.