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Anjali Rao

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Dr Anjali Rao

Organisation name

KEM Hospital Research Centre, Pune

Job title

IMMANA Post Doctoral Fellow


Asia, India

Country of current residence

Asia, India

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

Food Science, Health, Nutrition

Disciplinary Expertise

Food science, Nutrition, Public health

Area of interest

Agricultural production, Agriculture, Consumption, Food, Diet quality, Health, Health systems, Maternal and child health, Urbanisation, Sustainability


Members introduction

Successfully participated in high quality research projects in Nutrition with emphasis on maternal and child health. Experienced in start to end handling of nutritional studies in humans and animals. Trained to use techniques for measurement of nutritional status, physical activity and body composition. Expert in nutritional data management and analysis. Taught Biochemistry, Food Science and Aspects of Nutrition,  Supervised research projects in universities in Pune, India

Academic publications

Recent publications

Yajnik CS, Ganpule-Rao A, Developmental Origins of Non-Communicable Diseases publication dateDec 2016  publication descriptionProc Indian Natn Sci Acad

Ganpule A, Yajnik CS, Fall CH, Rao S, Fisher DJ, Kanade A, Cooper C, Naik S, Joshi N, Lubree H, Deshpande V, Joglekar C. Bone mass in Indian children--
relationships to maternal nutritional status and diet during pregnancy: the Pune Maternal Nutrition Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2006; 91:2994-3001.

Ganpule AA, Tanaka S, Ishikawa-Takata K, Tabata I. Interindividual variability in sleeping metabolic rate in Japanese subjects. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;
61(11):1256-61. Epub 2007 Feb 7.

Ganpule-Rao A, Joglekar C, Patkar D, Chinchwadkar M, Bhat D, Lubree H, Rege S, Uradey B, Yajnik C, Yudkin J. Associations of trunk fat depots with insulin
resistance, β cell function and glycaemia--a multiple technique study. PLoS One. 2013 Oct .

Yajnik CS, Ganpule-Rao AV. The obesity-diabetes association: what is different in indians? Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2010; 9:113-5.

Recent Projects

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Post Doctoral Research Fellow, IMMANA Fellowship, Tufts University

Pune Maternal Nutrition Study


Member for
2 years 4 months