Jayadev Raju, Ph. D.

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Dr. Raju is a federal Research Scientist in Health Canada’s Regulatory Toxicology Research Division, Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch. Completing his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Life Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, Dr. Raju received his post-doctoral experience from the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada), the American Health Foundation Institute for Cancer Prevention (Valhalla, NY, USA), and the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada). Dr. Raju delivers toxicological expertise related to carcinogenesis and co-carcinogenesis of foods and food constituents, his current projects include the hazard characterization of process-induced food chemicals: acrylamide/chloropropanols. Additionally, his laboratory has a focus in understanding (a) the nutritional effects (dietary soy/fermentable fibres); (b) toxicity (food chemicals) to the gastrointestinal tract compounds; and (c) exposure-related toxicological/carcinogenic mode of action, and influences on apical end points and toxicogenomic targets.


Research Scientist
Molecular and Applied Toxicology Section/ Regulatory Toxicology Research Division
Bureau of Chemical Safety/ Food Directorate/ Health Products and Food Branch
Health Canada/ Government of Canada

C238 Frederick G. Banting Research Centre/ Postal Locator 2202C
251 Sir Frederick Banting Driveway
Ottawa, K1A 0K9, Ontario, Canada

Phone: (343) 542-4469
Fax: (613) 941-6959
Email: jayadev.raju@canada.ca