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
|Dr. Barry Halliwell
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.