Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham, PhD portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Research Summary

Dr. Velayutham’s research focuses on identifying novel dietary flavonoids for the prevention of vascular disease in diabetes and to elucidate the underlying molecular events. His current research examines the vascular effects of blueberries and strawberries with special emphasis on the metabolites of berry anthocyanins and the molecular signaling mechanisms involved.


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Tech
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Madras
  • M.Phil. , Biochemistry, University of Madras
  • M.Sc. , Biochemistry, University of Madras


Anandh Babu Pon Velayutham, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Madras and subsequently completed postdoctoral training at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Velayutham joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 2012.