Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutrition Determinants of Anemia 2 (BRINDA 2) is a working group that has been formed as part of project initiated by the:

  • International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt) Program,
  • Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC),
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),
  • Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN),
  • USAID-funded Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project,
  • International Zinc Consultative Group (IZiNCG), and
  • Emory University

BRINDA was originally formed in 2012 as a multi-agency and multi-country collaboration in an effort to improve micronutrient assessment and anemia characterization.


BRINDA Steering Committee


Chair:    Parmi Suchdev (Emory, CDC)


Data Management Chair:

Author/Publication Chair:

    • Anne Williams (CDC)

We would also like to warmly thank the following BRINDA working group members and collaborators:

Anne Williams, Barbara Macdonald, Brad Woodruff, Brietta Oaks, Christine McDonald, Christine Northrop-Clewes, Dan Raiten, Daniel Roth, Fabian Rohner, Fayrouz Ashour, Frank Wieringa, Grant J. Aaron, Heather Hamner, James Wirth, Jan Peerson, Janet King, Junjie Guo, Kripa Raghavan, Krista Crider, Kyly Whitfield, Leila Larson, Lynnette Neufeld, Maria Elena Jefferds, Maria Jose Ramirez Luzuriaga, Mary Serdula, Melissa Young, Nino Lortkipanidze, Ofelia Saniel, Olga L. Sarmiento, Parmi Suchdev, Polly Page, Pragya Mathema, Pura Rayco-Solon, Purnima Menon, Rachel Burke, Rafa Flores, Rahul Rawat, Rebecca Lander, Rebecca Merrill, Reina Engle-Stone, Roland Kupka, Ryan Wessells, Sabiha Nasrin, Saleh Al Shammakhi, Salvador Villapando, Sanober Ismaily, Sorrel Namaste, Tahmeed Ahmed, Tamerlan Rajabov, Victor Temple, Vijaya Kancherla, Wilma Freire, Yaw Addo, Zuguo Mei, Zulfi Bhutta