Siddarth Raajasekar

Studying towards a PhD in Biochemistry
Effect of 7,8-dihydroneopterin on macrophage inflammation.

Location: West 756
Mobile: +64276660380
Country of origin: Tamil Nadu, India
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."


Primary Supervisor: Steven Gieseg
Co-Supervisor: Elissa Cameron

Research Interests

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Free radical biochemistry
  • Inflammatory basis of heart disease and stroke
  • Macrophage biochemistry
  • Biochemistry of neopterin and dihydroneopterin

Working thesis title

Effect of 7,8-dihydroneopterin on macrophage inflammation.

Personal Interests

  • Photography
  • Movies
  • Chocolates
  • Kickboxing

Professional History


  • Australian atherosclerosis society-Member
  • Health research society,Canterbury-Member
  • American society for biochemistry and molecular biology-Member
  • British Neuroscience association,UK-Member
  • Indian initiative for management of antibiotic resistance-Member