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Tag: Fred Gey

  • Fred Gey, father of the antioxidant hypothesis

    Alun Evans Belfast, United Kingdom   Fred in his well-organized office. From the author’s collection. Fred Gey was a German scientist who developed the concept that antioxidant vitamin deficiency caused certain diseases. He qualified as an MD at the University of Basel in 1952, having first researched clinical biochemistry. He then spent two years in…