Revisiting ‘Oxidative Stress’ in Health and Disease
Hosted by the Physiology and Pharmacology department.
Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
- Define and differentiate between oxidative stress and redox signaling.
- Explain the mechanism and function of numerous anti-oxidant and pro-oxidant systems.
- Critique current methodology used to study redox biology.
- Utilize appropriate techniques to develop experiments to test oxidative parameters.
Adam J. Case, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Education and Training
- BS with Honors, Biochemistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Graduated with High Distinction, Minors in Biology and Chemistry
- PhD, Free Radical and Radiation Biology, The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA; Dr. Frederick Domann mentor
- Postdoctoral Trainee, The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA; Dr. Frederick Domann mentor
- Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Dr. Matthew Zimmerman mentor
Redox signaling in lymphocytes is vital for proper immune system function, yet this area of research is understudied. My graduate career focused on the role of mitochondrial superoxide in T-lymphocyte development. I have transitioned this expertise into my postdoctoral training where I now examine the role of redox signaling in T-lymphocytes during the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease.
- 1.00 CE Contact Hours