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Are the antioxidants a good call to prevent cardiovascular disease?

Because free radicals and reactive oxygen species are often not selective and highly reactive, it is reasonable to think that substances that neutralize these molecules, or that counteract free radicals effects, would be beneficial in human health. Interestingly, this is not what the free radical researchers have found so far. The research headed by Professor Francisco Laurindo’s group, at the Instituto do Coração (Incor) Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP), has shown that the use of lipoic acid, a powerful antioxidant and nutritional supplement, increased aorta aneurism


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


Calls for Applications

Cooperation between Brazilian research foundations and UK Academies stimulates the mobility of young UK scientists to visit research groups in Brazil to short-term (from 7 days to 12 months) and medium to long term (from 6 months to 36 months). For the São Paulo state, it is also offered an opportunity for young investigators from the UK to start a research career in a university or research institution in the State of São Paulo. The required documentation for the proposals must be submitted to FAPESP before October 23, 2015 (<span