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Discipline Leader (Health) and Chief Investigator at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Functional Grains, Charles Sturt University

Lecturer in Haematology and Blood Banking, School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Investigating the effect of cereal and pulse bioactive compounds in modulating risk factors of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity
  • Exploring the preventive role of dietary antioxidant polyphenols on haemostasis and platelet activity in thrombosis during oxidative stress
  • Cereal and pulse polyphenol characterisation and antioxidant profiling 

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 227 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 24 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 5 Presentation only
  • 2 Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Apoptosis Induction Pathway in Human Colorectal Cancer Cell Line SW480 Exposed to Cereal Phenolic Extracts

Rao, S., Chinkwo, K., Santhakumar, A., Johnson, S. & Blanchard, C., 04 Jul 2019, In : Molecules. 24, 13, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultured cells
Open Access
Oxidative stress
Endothelial cells
1 Citation (Scopus)
phenolic compounds
antioxidant activity
Functional Food

Health Benefits of Coloured Rice

Callcott, E., Santhakumar, A. & Blanchard, C., 20 Feb 2019.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

functional foods
oxidative stress
2 Citations (Scopus)

Intrinsic and extrinsic factors affecting rice starch digestibility

Toutounji, M. R., Farahnaky, A., Santhakumar, A. B., Oli, P., Butardo, V. M. & Blanchard, C. L., 01 Jun 2019, In : Trends in Food Science and Technology. 88, p. 10-22 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Intrinsic Factor
rice starch

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