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Rendezvous with a scientist- Dr. Christiani Jeyakumar Henry Rendezvous with a scientist- Dr. Christiani Jeyakumar Henry

Dr. Christiani Jeyakumar Henry
Lead, Nutritional Sciences and Human Physiology
Director, Clinical Nutritional Research Centre, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS

Professor Christiani Jeyakumar Henry initially trained as a Food scientist and subsequently obtained his MSc and PhD in Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In June 2011 he was appointed as Director of Clinical Nutrition at Singapore Institute of clinical Science to spearhead the translation of Nutrition research into food applications.

We met with Professor Henry and talked to him about CNRC and its efforts to research on nutrition and understand, in general, about food and its consequences in the modern era. This rendezvous piece is a dialogue between Professor Henry and me (Laxmi Sankaran).

Your institute, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC) is relatively new. What kind…

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