BMedSc, MMedSc, GCTE, FIBMS, MAIMS, PhD
Abishek completed his Doctor of Philosophy at Griffith University in 2014 after pursuing a Masters degree in Medical Laboratory Science at RMIT University. Abishek's research investigates the role of natural dietary antioxidant compounds in reducing the risk factors of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Abishek started his academic career in Medical Laboratory Science (Pathology) at Griffith University in 2011. In 2014, he was appointed as a Lecturer in Haematology in the Pathology discipline at Central Queensland University. Abishek currently is a Lecturer and Researcher in Haematology and Blood banking in the School of Biomedical Sciences. During his research tenure, Abishek has led nationally registered human clinical trials investigating the feasibility and efficacy of natural dietary antioxidant compounds as therapeutic and functional food alternatives in diverse, at-risk populations. He is a Chief Investigator and Discipline Leader (Health) at the ARC ITTC for Functional Grains.
K. Thompson, W. Pederick, I. Singh, A.B. Santhakumar (2017). Anthocyanin supplementation in alleviating thrombogenesis in overweight and obese population: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Journal of Functional Foods. 32, 131-138.