Herbert Ryan Marini

University of MessinaItaly

Associate Professor of Food sciences and Dietetics at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Italy. National Academic Qualification as Full Professor; Academic Recruitment Field: 06/D2 - Endocrinology, Nephrology, Food and Wellness Science. Physician (M.D.) and Nutrition Expert at Department of Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine Unit, University Hospital G. Martino, Messina, Italy. Scientific Coordinator of Regional Section of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition for the three-year period 2020-2023. Main research lines: Nutraceuticals, functional foods and Mediterranean diet in menopausal women; effects of genistein, a soy-derived isoflavone, in early postmenopausal women with and without metabolic syndrome; Diet, nutraceuticals, varicocele and male fertility. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and dietary supplements; Diet, environment and heavy metal toxicity; Nutraceuticals and functional food supplements for brain health and neuroprotection; molecular mechanisms of inflammation; nervous, endocrine and immune systems interactions. He published 103 research papers on well referenced scientific national and international journals (98 papers are indexed in PubMed-MedLine; h-index: 36; 4133 citations on Scopus-Elsevier, Last Update 05/20/2021), 4 book chapters, 146 abstracts and 2 online articles. He co-curated the Italian edition of textbook Principles of Human Physiology third edition by Cindy L. Stanfield and William J. Germann and the Italian edition of textbook Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology - 13th Edition by J.E. Hall. He also collaborated on the Italian edition of textbook Physiologie VI ed. by R. Klinke, H.C. Pape, A. Kurtz, S. Silbernagl.

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