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Navindra Seeram

Seeram, Navindra
Navindra Seeram
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island
495B Lab: 440

Navindra P. Seeram, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, USA. Prior to this, he was the Assistant Director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, and an Assistant Professor in the UCLA School of Medicine. His research group, the Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory, investigates plant foods and natural products for therapeutic and preventive effects against chronic human diseases.

Dr. Seeram has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed research articles, 14 book chapters, and 6 international patents. He has co-edited 3 books and is the founding editor of the Clinical Pharmacognosy book series published by CRC Press/Taylor and Francis. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Berry Research and the International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products.

He was the recipient of the 2009 Young Scientist Award from the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society and is regularly quoted in the media and popular press about medicinal foods. Dr. Seeram did his doctoral and postdoctoral studies at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and at Michigan State University, USA, respectively.