Joseph (Thandapilly), Sijo, Ph.D.

Research Scientist – Cereal Chemistry

Contact Information:

196 Innovation Drive - University of Manitoba - Smart Park
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6C5
Telephone: 204-474-6462

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cereal Chemistry
  • Cereal Bio-actives
  • Human Nutrition
  • In vitro digestive models

Current Projects:

  • Development and validation of in vitro digestion methods to predict the physiological effects of cereal bio-actives
  • Investigating the cardiovascular health benefits of oat polyphénols


  • Research Scientist, Morden Research and Development Centre
  • Research Scientist, Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Winnipeg
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
  • Editor-in-charge, Diabesity

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.







Other Science Related Publications:


  • Thandapilly, S.J., Louis, X.L., Yu, L., Vinqvist-Tymchuk, M.R., Kalt, W., and Netticadan, T. (2012). "Blueberry fractions prevent norepinephrine induced cardiomyocyte hypertrophy and cell death.", 10th International Symposium on Vaccinium and Other Superfruits, Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands, June 17-22, 2012.


  • Behbahani, J., Kopilas, M.A., Wojciechowski, P., Thandapilly, S.J., Netticadan, T., and Anderson, H.D. (2009). "Blood pressure independent correction of resistance artery structure but not intrinsic wall stiffness by resveratrol in the spontaneously hypertensive rat.", Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 25(Suppl. 1B), pp. 30B. (Abstract)
  • Louis, X.L., Thandapilly, S.J., Yu, L., Wojciechowski, P., Yang, T., Stringer, D.M., Douville, J.M., Cheung, D.Y.C., Massaeli, H., Zhang, S., Wigle, J., Kardami, E., Zahradka, P., and Netticadan, T. (2009). "Resveratrol prevents norepinephrine induced hypertrophy in adult cardiomyocytes.", 6th Canadian Oxidative Stress Conference, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 7-10, 2009, pp. 100.
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