Dr. Krishnapillai Madhavan Nair
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Alappuzha, Kerala, India on 5 May 1954. Educated at Thiruvampady High School, Alappuzha, 1964-69; Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha, 1971-74; University College, Thiruvananthapuram, 1974-76; Research Scholar 1976-1980 at National Institute of Nutrition and Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1976-81; B.Sc. 1974; M.Sc. 1976; Ph.D. 1981.

Scientist `F', National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Hyderabad, 2011 to date.

Research Assistant 1980-82, Assistant Research Officer 1982-1991, Research Officer 1991-96, Senior Research Officer 1996-2001, Assistant Director 2001-06, and Deputy Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, 2006-11; Scientist `F' (Retd), National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Hyderabad, 2011-16.

Awards/Honours: Public Health Service International Research Fellow, Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in Health Sciences, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, NIH, U.S.A (1988-89); ICMR's B.G.R.C. Silver Jubilee Oration Award (1996) Vice President of Nutrition Society of India (2016-2018), Member, Childhood Anaemia Task Force, MoH&FW, GoI; Member, Technical Advisory Group, UNICEF-CNNS, MoH&FW, GoI and Member, Scientific Panel of Nutritionals and Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, FSSAI, GoI.

Fellow: National Academy of Medical Sciences; Telengana Akademy of Sciences.

Research Areas: Translational research, public health nutrition and biochemistry

Address: LIG B 422, Dr. A.S. Rao Nagar, Hyderabad 500062, Telangana; [Tel: Res. (040) 27120369, Cell: 09849665422; Email: nairthayil@gmail.com]