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John Moody

 

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John Moody

  • Job title: Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences (Faculty of Science & Environment)
  • Telephone: +441752584640
  • Facsimile: +44 (0)1752 232970
  • Email: J.Moody@plymouth.ac.uk


Qualifications & background

B.Sc. (1st class Hons) Biochemistry, Queen's University, Belfast, 1981

Ph.D. Biology, University of York, 1984

 

Professional membership

 



Research interests

Oxidative stress including:
Effects of oxygen in promoting wound healing

Mechanisms of carbon monoxide toxicity

Mechanisms of oxygen toxicity in ciliated trachea

Interaction of oxygen-dependent host defences and antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Mitochondrial and prokaryotic electron transfer complexes

Filamentous gliding bacteria: mechanism of (UV-A+oxygen)- induced killing

Member of School of Biological Sciences Ecotoxicology and Stress Biology Research Centre
Member of Peninsula Medical School Anaethesiology Research Group

Member of Peninsula Oxidative Stress Research Forum


Ph.D. students
as Director of Studies
Lindsey Glew
Anwar Almzaiel
Hanady Al-Shmgani
Angela Cooper
Husam Aljwaid
Rebekah Simpson

as other supervisor
Faculty of Science
Zainab Al-Abady
Louise Belfield
Dokuboba Amachree
Claudio Saez Avaria
Lee Hutt

 

Other research
Yuan, J., Moody, A.J., Smerdon, G. & Handy, R.D. (2006) Hyperbaric oxygen protects endothelial cells against H2O2-induced DNA damage, Biochem. Soc. Trans.
Rankin, H.V., Moate, R.M., Moody, A.J., MacNaughton, P. & Sneyd, J.R. (2006) Uneven cilial distribution in rat trachea, British Journal of Anaesthesia 96, 281P
Rankin, H.V., Moate, R.M., Moody, A.J., MacNaughton, P., Rahamim, J., Smith, M.E.F. & Sneyd, J.R. (2006) Organ culture of human bronchial explants, British Journal of Anaesthesia 96, 281P-282P
Shaw, F.L., Handy, R.D., Bryson, P., Sneyd R. & Moody, A.J. (2004) Hyperbaric oxygen therapy does not cause oxidative stress in isolated platelets: no effect on superoxide dismutase, catalase, or cellular ATP, Journal of Physiology, PC97, 557P
Shaw, F.L., Handy, R.D., Bryson, P., Sneyd, R. & Moody, A.J. (2004) Hyperbaric oxygen therapy does not cause oxidative stress in isolated platelets: no effect on superoxide dismutase, catalase, or cellular ATP, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 137, S15
Handy, R.D., Moody, A.J., Bryson, P., Handy, L.M. & Sneyd, R. (2001) The effect of multiple hyperbaric oxygen treatments on blood function and redox status, Biochem. Soc. Trans. 30: abstract 31
Patel, A., Moody, A.J., Handy, R.D. & Sneyd, R. (2001) Carbon monoxide toxicity in the heart: evidence for ischaemia/reperfusion like injury, Biochem. Soc. Trans. 30: abstract 32
Patel, A.P., Moody, A.J., Handy, R.D. and Sneyd, J.R. (2000) Myoglobin as a biomarker of mitochondrial damage, Toxicology Letters 116 (Suppl. 1), 78  


Conferences organised

Joint organiser of Biochemical Society Bioenergetics Group Colloquium: Superoxide: production and destruction, University of Essex, July 2003

Joint organiser of 56th Harden Conference: Biological electron and proton transfer, University of Plymouth, August 2003