Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
University of California, USA
Dr. Sushma Sharma is a Senior Scientist at the University of California, Berkeley. Her post-doctoral research experience includes conducting, managing and supervising research in the areas of nutrition, obesity, type-2 diabetes and metabolic health. Her current interests are in nutrition and metabolic health, with a special focus on obesity and type-2 diabetes prevention programs. Dr. Sharma has published more than twenty articles in peer-reviewed journals; and has contributed to book chapters and magazine articles. She is an invitee reviewer for more than ten international journals, and holds memberships in several international scientific organizations. Dr. Sharma holds a PhD in Physiology and Biochemistry from Rajasthan Agricultural University, India. Her post-doctoral research at the University of Reading, UK focused on lipoprotein, metabolism, and type-2 diabetes. She received her post-doctoral fellowship from the British Heart Foundation. Dr. Sharma also worked as a research scientist at the University of Highlands and Islands, Scotland, UK, where she conducted research on the cellular mechanisms that underlie free radical production, antioxidants and nutritional interventions.
Nutrition, Obesity, Type-2 Diabetes, Metabolic Health.