Herbert Ryan Marini
Full Professor of Food Science and Dietetics at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Italy. Senior Medical Physician at Department of Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine Unit, University Hospital G. Martino, Messina, Italy. 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, envinroment and Potentially Toxic Elements; Nutraceuticals and functional food supplements for brain health and neuroprotection; molecular mechanisms of inflammation; nervous, endocrine and immune systems interactions. He published 110 research papers on well referenced scientific national and international journals (106 papers are indexed in PubMed-MedLine; h-index: 43; 4595 citations on Scopus-Elsevier, Last Update 11/1/2023), 4 book chapters, and several abstracts to multiple national and international conferences. Editorial Board Member of: Journal of Biological Research, Bollettino della Società Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale, PagePress; Nutraceuticals, MDPI; IntechOpen Series “Physiology”, IntechOpen; Nutrients, “Micronutrients and Human Health” Section, MDPI; Scientific Reports, Nature Portfolio. Included in the ranks of \"Top Italian Scientists\" (TIS) elaborated by \"Virtual Italian Academy\" (VIA) (last Update (Google Scholar MyCitations) 11/1/2023: Citations 7640; H-index 49; i10-index 99. He regularly teaches Food Science and Dietetics, to undergraduate students (Medicine and Surgery, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Pediatric Nursing, Obstetric Science) and medical residents (Psychiatry, Internal Medicine) at the University of Messina, Italy.