CEPID-Redoxoma marks its presence in SBBq / IUBMB 2015

Redoxoma’s booth attracted hundreds of students

contributed by
Maria Célia Wider

The stand ridden by CEPID-Redoxoma at the 23rd Congress of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) and 44th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq) was a success and attracted hundreds of students and researchers from various Brazilian states and several countries, interested in knowing the Center.

The team formed by Tsai Araujo, Camille Caldeira, Edlaine Linares and Maria Celia Wider was responsible for the dissemination of CEPID-Redoxoma activities and distributed folders with information on the group’s researchers and their projects

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Development of a PDT protocol that avoids amputations in the diabetic feet

by Mauricio da Silva Baptista

Photoinduced reactions can be used to treat diseases such as cancer or microbial infections in a process called Photodynamic therapy. There are several indications of PDT in the areas of dermatology, oncology, vascular, blood supplies, ophthalmology. In addition to performing research in basic science related with PDT, CEPID Redoxoma researchers work in partnership with physicians, participating on clinical studies that aim to prove the potential of PDT in clinical medicine as can be seen in article published in 2014 [1]. There are several characteristics

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Alicia Kowaltowski wins the Capes-Elsevier award

Alicia Kowaltowski, Full Professor at the Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, and member of the INCT and CEPID of Redox Processes in biomedicine – Redoxoma, was one of the winners of 2014 Award Capes-Elsevier. The award ceremony was held at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, last May.

The award is a partnership between Elsevier and the Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, Ministry of Education (CAPES / MEC). This year, ten women scientists received the award for their contribution to the development of science in Brazil.

The criteria for the selection of the winners was researchers who have impacted the scientific community, published articles

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