Log In

Venugopal P. Menon Edit Profile

Biochemist , educator

Venugopal P. Menon, Indian biochemist, educator. Achievements include research in active principles and synthetic analogues on diabetes, hepatotoxicity, lung toxicity, colon cancer and heart diseases. Grantee, National Institutes of Health, since 1996. Member of Society Free Radicals Research (life; vice president since 2004), Indian Society Atherosclerosis (life; president 1996-1998).

Background

Menon, Venugopal P. was born on November 4, 1948 in Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu, India. Son of Padmanabhan Kumaran and Thankamony Padmanabhan Menon.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Kerala, Trivandrum, 1976.

Career

Lecturer, reader University Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 1978—1992. Professor head department biochemistry and biotechnology Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India, since 1992. Chairman, professor Center Micronutrient Research, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in active principles and synthetic analogues on diabetes, hepatotoxicity, lung toxicity, colon cancer and heart diseases.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Society Free Radicals Research (life. Vice president since 2004), Indian Society Atherosclerosis (life. President 1996-1998).

Connections

Married Jayasree Venugopal Jayasree, May 10, 1958. Children: Rakesh Venugopal, Karthik Venugopal, Nishanth, Nishanth Venugopal.

father:
Padmanabhan Kumaran

mother:
Thankamony Padmanabhan Menon

spouse:
Jayasree Venugopal Jayasree

child:
Rakesh Venugopal Menon

child:
Karthik Venugopal Menon

child:
Nishanth Menon

child:
Nishanth Venugopal Menon