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Padmanabhan Padmanabhan Nair

researcher , biochemistry educator

Padmanabhan Padmanabhan Nair, Singaporean biochemistry educator, researcher. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (council Washington chapter 1966-1972, consortium internation programs since 1979), American Oil Chemists Society (associate editor LIPIDS 1974-1984), American Institute Nutrition, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society.


Nair, Padmanabhan Padmanabhan was born on November 9, 1931 in Singapore. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Padmanabhan Krishna and Kunjulakshmy (Amma) Nair.


Bachelor of Science, University College, Trivandrum, India, 1951. Master of Science, Bombay University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Bombay University, 1956.


Research officer Indian Council of Medical Research project Institute of Science Bombay University, 1956-1958. Research officer All-India Institute Medical Science, New Delhi, 1958-1960. Research associate McCollum-Pratt Institute Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1960-1962, Fulbright scholar department biology, 1960-1963, lecturer in medicine School of Medicine, 1972-1986, assistant professor School Hygiene & Public Health, 1980-1988, adjunct associate professor School of Hygiene & Public Health, since 1991.

Research associate biochemistry research division Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc., 1962-1963, director biochemistry research division, 1964-1983. Research chemist human Nutrition Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, since 1983.


  • Editor (treatise) The Bile Acids, volunteer 2, 3, 4, 1971-1988. Contributor and co-contributor numerous articles to scholarly journals.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, travel.


Married Prasanna Nair, July 12, 1959. Children: Balagopal, Jaygopal, Ramgopal.

Padmanabhan Krishna Nair

Kunjulakshmy (Amma) Nair

Prasanna Nair

Balagopal Nair

Jaygopal Nair

Ramgopal Nair