Dr. Janak Raj Khatiwada

Dr. Janak Raj Khatiwada

Post-doctoral Fellow
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Food Sciences from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA

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Biography

Dr. Janak R. Khatiwada is working as Senior Research Scientist at Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, The North Carolina Research Campus, UNC Nutrition Research Building. His area of research expertise are extraction, purification and characterization of various phytochemicals from fruits, vegetables and herb and their health benefits, determination of cytotoxicity effects of various phytochemicals in vivo and in vitro methods, bioavailability and biotransformation studies of phytochemicals in vivo and in vitro, development of new chemo preventive agents from dietary sources using in vitro and in vivo models and utilization of prebiotics in hygienic broiler production in commercial scale. He is serving as technical editor and reviewer for many journals. Dr. Janak published 17 research articles as author /co-author. He also published and presented more than 60 abstracts at conferences. He is also a member of many professional societies.

Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Food Nutrition
62%
Food Biochemistry
90%
Food Control
75%
Food Biotechnology
55%

Education

2006

Ph.D.

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA

Food Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Khatiwada, J., M. Verghese, S. Davis and L.L. Williams, 2011. Green tea, phytic acid, and inositol in combination reduced the incidence of azoxymethane-induced colon tumors in fisher 344 male rats. J. Med. Food, 14: 1313-1320.
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  2. Williams, D.S., M. Verghese, L.T. Walker, J. Boateng and L.A. Shackelford et al., 2008. Chemopreventive effects of flax seed oil and flax seed meal on azoxymethane-induced colon tumors in fisher 344 male rats. Int. J. Cancer Res., 4: 28-40.
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  3. Verghese, M., M.S.C. Fullerton, L.T. Walker, L.A. Shackelford and E. Cebert et al., 2008. Determination of antioxidant contents in red sorrel and its anticarcinogenic potential in azoxymethane-induced colonic aberrant crypt foci. Res. J. Phytochem., 2: 69-76.
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  4. Sunkara, R., M. Verghese, J. Khatiwada, L. Shackelford, J. Boateng, L.T. Walker and C.B. Chawan, 2008. Combinational effect of green tea, phytic acid and inositol on bone mineralization and mineral balance in with azoxymethane-induced colon carcinogenesis induced fisher 344 male rats. J. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 3: 279-290.
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  5. Guyton, M., M. Verghese, L.T. Walker, C.B. Chawan, L. Shackelford, J. Jones and J. Khatiwada, 2008. Inhibitory effects of feeding selected levels of peanuts on azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci in male fisher 344 rats. Int. J. Cancer Res., 4: 146-153.
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  6. Williams, D.S., M. Verghese, J. Boateng, L.T. Walker and L. Shackelford et al., 2007. Dietary flax products suppress the formation of azoxymethane-induced colon cancer in fisher 344 male rats. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, July 13-14, The American Society for Nutrition, Washington, DC., USA., pp: 278S-295S.

  7. Boateng, J., M. Verghese, L.T. Walker, L. Shackelford and J. Khatiwada et al., 2007. Antitumor and cytotoxic properties of red kidney beans (Phaseolus vulgaris): An in vitro and in vivo model. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, July 13-14, The American Society for Nutrition, Washington, DC., USA., pp: 278S-295S.

  8. Boateng, J., M. Verghese, L. Shackelford, L.T. Walker and J. Khatiwada et al., 2007. Selected fruits reduce azoxymethane (AOM)-induced aberrant crypt foci (ACF) in fisher 344 male rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 45: 725-732.
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  9. Khatiwada, J., M. Verghese, L.T. Walker, L. Shackelford, C.B. Chawan and R. Sunkara, 2006. Combination of green tea, phytic acid, and inositol reduced the incidence of azoxymethane-induced colon tumors in Fisher 344 male rats. LWT Food Sci. Technol., 39: 1080-1086.
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  10. Boateng, J., M. Verghese, C.B. Chawan, L. Shackelford, L.T. Walker, J. Khatiwada and D.S. Williams, 2006. Red palm oil suppresses the formation of azoxymethane (AOM) induced aberrant crypt foci (ACF) in fisher 344 male rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 44: 1667-1673.
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  11. Johnson, A., M. Verghese, J. Boateng, L. Shackelford and J. Khatiwada et al., 2005. Effect of wheat bran on Azoxymethane (AOM)-induced Aberrant Crypt Foci (ACF) in fisher 344 male rats. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, July 14-15, American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund International, Washington, DC., USA., pp: 3037S-3060S.

  12. Guyton, M., M. Verghese, L.T. Walker, L. Shackleford and C.B. Chawan et al., 2005. Dietary peanuts suppress colon tumors in azoxymethane-induced male fisher 344 rats. Proceedings of the International Conference on Diet, Nutrition and Cancer, July 14-15, Washington, DC., USA., pp: 3037S-3060S.

  13. Boateng, J., M. Verghese, L. Shackelford, L.T. Walker and C.B. Chawan et al., 2005. Inhibitory effects of selected berries and fruit juices on the occurrence of azoxymethane-induced aberrant crypt foci in fisher 344 male rats. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, July 14-15, American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund International Washington, DC., USA., pp: 3037S-3060S.