Author: Kedar Prasad PhD

Dr. Kedar N. Prasad obtained a Masters degree in Zoology from the University of Bihar, Ranchi, India, and a Ph.D. degree in Radiation Biology from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1963. He received Post-doctoral training at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island. New York, and joined the Department of Radiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he became Professor and Director for the Center for Vitamins and Cancer Research.
He has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and authored and edited 15 books in the area of radiation biology, nutrition and cancer, and nutrition and neurological diseases particularly Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
These articles were published in highly prestigious journals such as Science, Nature and Proceedings of the National Academic of Sciences, USA. Dr Prasad has received several honors which include: Invitation by the Nobel Prize Committee to nominate a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Medicine for 1982; The 1999 Harold Harper Lecture at the meeting of the American College of Advancement in Medicine; An award for the best review of 1998-1999 on antioxidant and cancer; and 1999-2000 on antioxidants and Parkinson’s disease by the American College of Nutrition.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and served as a President of the International Society of Nutrition and Cance,1992-2000. Currently, he is Chief Scientific Officer of the Premier Micronutrient Corporation.

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