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Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (formerly Oxygen Society) Conference

November 29, 2017 9:00 AM
December 2, 2017 6:00 PM
Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

The SOCIETY FOR REDOX BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE (formerly the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine) was established in 1987 in response to a growing recognition of the "dark side" of oxygen as a major issue for the life sciences. The "Oxygen Paradox" tells us that oxygen is both necessary for aerobic life and toxic to all life forms. Free radicals and reactive oxygen and nitrogen species now touch every biological and medical discipline. Efforts to counteract the damage caused by these species are gaining acceptance as a basis for novel therapeutic approaches, and the field of preventive medicine is experiencing an upsurge of interest in medically useful antioxidants and free radical scavengers.