Nutrition Expert: Navindra P. Seeram

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Navindra P. Seeram

PhD

Navindra P. Seeram

Navindra is a former Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition. His research group investigates plant foods for preventive effects against chronic human diseases. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Berry Research, and the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. We’re thrilled to share his expertise with you.

Dr. Seeram is an Assistant Professor at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. He joined the faculty after holding the position of Assistant Director at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, and was previously an Assistant Professor in the UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Seeram’s leads the Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory, a research group that investigates plant foods and natural products for their therapeutic and preventive effects against chronic human diseases.

He’s co-edited three books and is the founding editor of the Clinical Pharmacognosy book series. He’s an active member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Berry Research and International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Young Scientist Award from the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. He’s regularly interviewed by the media and press about his knowledge of medicinal foods.
 

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