Dr. Vimal Karani

Vimal Karani is a professor in Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, as well as the deputy director of the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health at the University of Reading. He researches areas related to nutrigenetics and non-communicable diseases.

About Vimal Karani

Vimal Karani is a professor in Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, as well as the deputy director of the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health at the University of Reading. He joined the University of Reading after his post-doctoral training at the MRC Epidemiology unit and the University College London. He has also received advanced training in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Professor Karani has published extensively in areas related to nutrigenetics and non-communicable diseases, and presently has more than 80 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. He has received significant global media attention for his work on nutrition, lifestyle and cardiometabolic diseases. He has received investment from various funding bodies and, in the last seven years, the grants that he has been associated with are of the value ~£2.6 million. He won the 2020 UK Nutrition Society's Silver Medal award for his contribution to the world of global nutrition.

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