Jayadev Raju

Health Canada, Canada

Jayadev Raju works as a Research Scientist at the Toxicology Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Canada. The main goal of his research is to identify the toxicology and cancer-modulating effects of food chemicals to support government regulatory decisions. Dr. Raju holds both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in life sciences from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. His postdoctoral training was completed at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; American Health Foundation Cancer Center, Valhalla, NY, USA; and the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. Dr. Raju received the V.E. Henderson Award from the Society of Toxicology of Canada and a Visiting Scientist Fellowship from the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. His research encompasses the toxicology of food constituents, additives and process-induced chemicals emphasizing on carcinogenesis/cocarcinogenesis; animal models of carcinogenesis; tumor biology; gene profiling; aberrant crypt foci and precancerous lesions; nutrition and cancer; and nutraceuticals.

Biography Updated on 6 January 2013

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