Free Radical Scientist Awarded 2011 Rutherford Medal

The 2011 Rutherford Medal, New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, was awarded to Professor Christine Winterbourn, director of the free radical research group in the pathology department at the University of Otago, Christchurch. With more than 260 publications under her belt, Winterbourn was one of the first scientists to demonstrate that human cells produce free radicals as part of their normal functions. Her research also involves researching the chemical reactions of free radicals that occur in diseases such as cancer, stroke, coronary heart disease and arthritis. Read More >

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