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Vol, LVII, No. 7
April 8, 2005
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Halliwell To Lecture, Apr. 13

 
Dr. Barry Halliwell  
Dr. Barry Halliwell will deliver a seminar, "The Antioxidant Paradox: Implications for Use of Dietary Supplements," as part of the Office of Dietary Supplements' Seminar Series on Wednesday, Apr. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Neuroscience Center, Conf. Rm. D, 6001 Executive Blvd.

Before assuming his current posts as executive director of the Graduate School for Integrative Science and Engineering, deputy director of the Office of Life Sciences and head of the department of biochemistry at the National University of Singapore, Halliwell was professor of medical biochemistry at Kings College, University of London and co-director of both the Antioxidant and Neurodegenerative Disease Research Centres.

His current research interests include a) molecular nutrition, especially the role of antioxidants in the human diet, and the mechanism of neuronal cell loss in the major neurodegenerative diseases and b) mechanisms of neurodegeneration, with a particular emphasis on the role of proteasomal dysfunction and oxidative damage.

He has published more than 300 scientific papers, is editor of two journals and on the board of several others. His textbook, Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, is regarded worldwide as the authoritative reference in the field.