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Nutritional Antioxidants in Radiation-Induced Lung Injury (2003)

Title:

Nutritional Antioxidants in Radiation-Induced Lung Injury

Key words:

food supplements, oxidative tissue damage

Research Institution:

University of Pennsylvania

Location:

Pennsylvania

Researcher:

Melpo Christofidou-Solomidou

Project Description:

This proposal determined whether oxidative tissue damage is central in lung injury during radiation and whether treatment with dietary antioxidants and food supplements that augment endogenous antioxidant enzymes inhibits or ameliorates short-term and/or long-term normal tissue damage in the lung.

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