K. Madhavan Nair

Dr K. Madhavan Nair

Vice President, Formerly HoD Micronutrient Research, National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Dr Nair, PhD in Biochemistry has worked for more than 30 years at the ICMR’s-National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India. Currently he is the Vice-President, Nutrition Society of India; Member of Scientific Panels, FSSAI; Technical Advisory Group, UNICEF-CNNS and resource person on nutrition labeling to promote healthy diets, WHO Regional Office, South-East Asia. Dr Nair has focused on the application of his research findings to strategies aimed at reducing the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia. He has over 150 peer reviewed publications and received Fogarty International Research Fellowship, ICMR’s-BGRC Silver Jubilee Oration Award and Fellowships from three National science academies.