The Center for Redox Biology and Medicine aims to coordinate and facilitate interdisciplinary basic, translational, and clinical research that has the common goal of improving the knowledge of redox processes contributing to diseases with underlying oxidative mechanisms of damage. Redox refers to Reduction and Oxidation Chemistry in biological systems.Center for Redox Biology and Medicine

Key diseases include:

  • Aging and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes, Obesity and Other Metabolic Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
Current membership includes more than 45 Wake Forest faculty in addition to regional faculty members representing High Point University, NC A&T State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and Georgia Tech.