Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Aalt Bast
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​Prof. Dr. Aalt Bast is chairman of the Department of Toxicology at the Maastricht University. He studied chemistry in Amsterdam and did his PhD in Rotterdam (Medical Faculty) and Utrecht (Faculty of Pharmacy). In 1988 he became professor in Molecular Pharmacology at the FreeUniversity in Amsterdam, which was followed by a chair in Human Toxicology in Maastricht at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences. His research focuses on the interface between food and pharma in cardiovascular, pulmonary and liver disease. A special interest is the therapeutic modulation of redox processes. He (co-)authored over 450 papers and book chapters.

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Antioxidant networks

Antioxidant networks in health and disease More »