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Your Environment. Your Health.

Can Oxidative Stress Make You Sick?

NIEHS Speakers Bureau — Topics NIEHS Staff Can Speak On

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Maria Kadiiska

Maria Kadiiska, M.D., Ph.D.

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After working as a pediatrician, Dr Kadiiska received her PhD in toxicology in 1981 (on Heavy Metals as environmental pollutants). After working as an associate scientist at Bulgaria’s Academy of Sciences, she joined NIEHS in 1990. Since then she’s done research on detecting Free Radicals in animal models of metal toxicity and validation, identification and assessment of accurate non-invasive biomarkers for measurement of oxidative stress in vivo. Dr Kadiiska was later named project leader for the Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress Study – a large international collaborative study that has identified both accurate and inaccurate biomarkers of oxidative stress. With Dr Kadiiska’s successful leadership and strong reputation, the study has evolved over the years and is now highly regarded as the benchmark for the measurement of oxidative stress in health and disease.

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