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News and events in the Centre for Free Radical Research

The Inaugural Christine Winterbourn Lecture

Monday, 30 April 2018

Professor Rafael Radi from the University of the Republic, Uruguay will present Antioxidant Enzyme Systems of Intracellular Pathogens: Role in infectivity and virulence.

Inaugural Christine Winterbourn Lecture

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Monday, 30 April 2018

The Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science has established a named, annual lecture in honour of Professor Christine Winterbourn from the Centre for Free Radical Research.

Hydrogen peroxide mystery

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Monday, 16 April 2018

With every breath we take, cells in our body make small amounts of hydrogen peroxide. In some conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, too much hydrogen peroxide is made, causing widespread disruption to cells.