16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in man and Animals
Manju B. Reddy, PhD

Manju B. Reddy, PhD, Prof.

Affiliations and positions:

  1. Professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  2. Professor, Interdepartmental Toxicology Program, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  3. Visiting Professorship, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China

Research interests:

  1. Food iron bioavailability
  2. Bioactive and iron metabolism
  3. Role of iron in Parkinson’s disease
  4. Role of iron in obesity

Key publications for the last 5 years:

  1. Xu Qi, Kanthasamy A, Reddy MB. Hepcidin Plays a Key Role in 6-OHDA Induced Iron Overload and Apoptotic Cell Death in a Cell Culture Model of Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’e Disease, 2016 (revion under review)
  2. Chen D, Kanthasamy AG, Reddy MB. EGCG protects against 6-OHDA Induced neurotoxicity in a cell culture model. Parkinson’s Disease, 2015 ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/843906)
  3. Armah SM, Carriquiry AL, and Reddy MB. Estimating iron bioavailability from the US diet. J Nutr 2015, 145:2765.
  4. Armah SM, Boy E, Chen D, Candal P, and Reddy MB. Regular consumption of high phytate diet reduces inhibitory effect of phytate on nonheme iron absorption in female subjects. J Nutr, 2015, 145:1735.
  5. Chen D, Zhou Y, Lyons KE, Pahwa R, Reddy MB. Green Tea Consumption Reduces Oxidative Stress in Parkinson’s Disease Patients. J Behav and Brain Sci, 2015, 5, 194-202

Journal referee:

  1. Journal of Nutrition
  2. International journal of vitamin nutrition Research (Associate editor and referee)
  3. Advances in Nutrition
  4. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Scientific societies:

  1. American Society for Nutritinal Sciences
  2. Institute of Food Technologists

Personal web-page (Institutional/ResearchGate/LinkedIn):