Biographical Information

Professor Winterbourn holds a Chair in the Pathology Department of the Christchurch School of Medicine, University of Otago in Christchurch, New Zealand and is Director of a Health Research Council Programme Grant. She is a biochemist with an interest in the biological chemistry of free radicals and antioxidant defence. Long-term interests include free radical reactions of haemoglobin, the biochemistry of superoxide and superoxide dismutase and the role of neutrophil oxidants in microbial killing and inflammatory tissue injury.