Dentistry and Medical Sciences
AProf Santhakumar’s research investigates the role of natural dietary antioxidant compounds in reducing the risk factors of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. During his research tenure, he has led nationally registered human clinical trials investigating the feasibility and efficacy of natural antioxidant compounds as therapeutic alternatives in diverse pro-thrombotic and at-risk populations. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and received the Faculty Research Excellence award (2021) for the Top 5 most productive Male researchers.
His strong research and scholarship are demonstrated by successful completion of number of PhDs, Masters by Research and Honours graduated under her supervision.
AProf Santhakumar is a member of the University Research committee, and an Editorial Board Member for three international peer-reviewed journals.