Helmut Sies, MD

Helmut Sies, M.D., Ph.D.(hon), M.D.(hon), studied Medicine at the Universities of Tübingen, Paris and Munich. He was Full Professor and Chairman at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, where he now is a Research Professor. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) and was President of the Society for Free Radical Research - International, SFRR-Europe, and the Oxygen Club of California (OCC).

His research interests include oxidative stress, oxidants and antioxidants, hydroperoxide metabolism, glutathione, micronutrients (polyphenols, selenium, sarotenoids), and nutritional biochemistry.