Vellareddy Anantharam

Part-Time Professor
  • PhD, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA  (1987)
  • MS, Bangalore University, INDIA (1982)
  • BS, Bangalore University, INDIA (1980)

In the Lab

The Anantharam lab research focuses on neurodegenerative diseases and neurotoxicology, specifically, mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative stress, protein aggregation, neuroinflammation and apoptosis in neurotoxicity models of Parkinson’s and prion diseases. Dr. Anantharam’s primary focus is translational research, and has extensive experience with the science of developing neuroprotective drugs and testing their efficacy in both cell culture and animal models of neurotoxicity and neurodegenerative diseases with the goal of advancing them for further preclinical and clinical evaluations.

Research Interest

  • Molecular neurobiology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Neurodegenerative diseases


  • Publications by Vellareddy Anantharam may be found at PubMed.