H. K. Irundika Dias

Dr. Irundika Dias is a Research Fellow in Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing at Aston University, Birmingham. She received her BSc (2003) at University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, MSc (2005) at Brunel University, UK and PhD (2009) at Aston University. She received the prestigious Kidney Research UK fellowship award in 2014. Her research focuses on understanding cellular effects of oxidative stress and its relevance to health and disease. To understand the mechanisms, she uses a variety of in vitro model systems and molecular biology, proteomic and lipidomic tools. She published more than 40 scientific papers, conference proceedings and a book chapter in the fields of oxidative stress, inflammation and immunity. She is a member of several national and international societies and serves as a peer reviewer for international journals.