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CurriculumProf. Herbert Ryan Marini (MD)
Date and place of birth: April 18th 1975, Buffalo (N.Y.), U.S.A.
Family status: married, two children.
Associate professor of Food Science 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.
Staff Physician (M.D.) at Department of Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine Unit, University Hospital "G Martino", Messina, Italy.
-Education, research and/or professional experience:
1999 Graduated in Medicine and Surgery 110/110 cum laude; Medical School, University of Messina, Italy.
2000 Award from Kiwanis International Italy District, Messina, Italy.
2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 Awards from the Italian Society of Neurology.
2004 Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Award at National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA.
2004 Specialty in Neurology (50/50 cum laude) at the University of Messina, Italy.
2005 Award from the Italian Society of Physiology.
2006 Researcher/Assistant professor of Physiology, University of Messina, Italy. Staff Physician and nutrition expert at Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital "G Martino", Messina, Italy.
2006-2007 Principal investigator of a research project funded by the University of Messina, Italy, to investigate the effects of genistein on bone remodeling and vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women.
2007 Research Award from the University of Messina, Italy.
2007 Local Scientific Coordinator of a research program co-funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, Italy and University of Messina, Italy, to investigate the role of genistein in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome.
2007 Selected Paper in "Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement Research" 2007, Office of Dietary Supplements-National Institutes of Health, USA.
2008 Award at the annual meeting of Italian Society of Allergological, Professional and Environmental Dermatology.
2008-2009 Principal investigator of a research project funded by the University of Messina, Italy, to investigate the effects of genistein on cardiovascular function in postmenopausal women.
2009 Researcher/Assistant professor of Physiology (tenured position).
2010 Co-author "The best clinician abstract" "Genistein aglycone is effective in reducing bone loss and some predictors of cardiovascular risk in postmenopausal women: a 3-years study" Journal of Clinical Densitometry Vol. 13, Pag. 110 Oral Number 005, 2010 ISCD/NOF Symposium, March 10-13, 2010 San Antonio, Texas, USA.
2015 "Formation, Education and Diet-FED" Program Regional Certified Trainer First Level.
2016-2020 Co-investigator of a Research Program “Research and Mobility 2016”, funded by the University of Messina, Italy. International Research Collaboration with University of Paris-Sud, University of Manchester (UK), King's College University (UK), Yale University, School of Medicine (USA) to investigate the role of nuclear receptors on the inflammation and on the blood-testis barrier as a cause of infertility; nutraceticals and varicocele.
2017 National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor; Academic Recruitment Field: 06/D2 - Endocrinology, Nephrology, Food and Wellness Science.
2017 Included in the ranks of "Top Italian Scientists" (TIS) elaborated by "Virtual Italian Academy" (VIA). Last Update (Google Scholar MyCitations) 05/15/2022 Citations 6660; H-index 46; i10-index 92.
2017-2019 Member of the Ethics Committee of the area of Messina, Italy as nutrition expert.
2017 Beneficiary of the "FFABR - Financing Fund of basic research activities" selected by the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems (ANVUR).
2018 Researcher/Assistant professor of Food Science and Dietetics (tenured position), University of Messina, Italy.
2018 National Academic Qualification as Full Professor; Academic Recruitment Field: 06/D2 - Endocrinology, Nephrology, Food and Wellness Science.
2018 Beneficiary of the award years 2011-2013-2018 (DR n. 2487/2018 and n. 2702/2018) in relation to further commitments in teaching, research and management activities, University of Messina, Italy.
2020 Scientific Coordinator of Regional Section (Sicilia and Calabria) of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU) for the three-year period 2020-2023.
2021 Beneficiary of the "FFABR - Financing Fund of basic research activities", University of Messina, Italy
2021 Associate professor of Food science and Dietetics at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of 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 heavy metal toxicity.
Nutraceuticals and functional food supplements for brain health and neuroprotection; molecular mechanisms of inflammation; nervous, endocrine and immune systems interactions.
He participated in several national and International Meetings, seminars and lectures. He published 106 research papers on well referenced scientific national and international journals (102 papers are indexed in PubMed-MedLine; h-index: 39; 4642 citations on Scopus-Elsevier, Last Update 05/15/2022), 4 book chapters, 150 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, EdiSES and the Italian edition of textbook "Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology - 14th Edition" by J.E. Hall, Edra.
He also collaborated to the Italian edition of textbook "Physiologie" VI ed. by R. Klinke, H.C. Pape, A. Kurtz, S. Silbernagl, EdiSES.
Co-author "Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-date" Edited by F. Akin, InTech, Cap.12 pag. 289-302, 2011.
Co-author “Selenium: Sources, Functions and Health Effects" Edited by Chinatsu Aomori and Megumi Hokkaido, Nova Publishers, pp. 195-208, 2012.
Co-author "Selenium: Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects" Edited by Victor R Preedy, RCS Publishing, chapter 21, pag.363-376, 2015.
Co-author "Medicine Research Summaries. Volume 7" Edited by Zhongwen Liáng and Bibao Zhang, Nova Publishers; Series: Medicine Research Summaries "Selenium and Prostate Health: A New Possible Nutraceutical Challenge", chapter 69 pp. 137-138, 2015.
Guest Editor of Special Issue “The Role of Diet and Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome”, Medical Sciences, MDPI, 2020.
Guest Editor of Special Issue "Bioactive Compounds from Food: Structure, Biological Activity and Health Effects", Applied Sciences, MDPI, 2021.
Guest Editor of Special Issue "Mediterranean Diet, Nutraceuticals and Bioactive Foods: An Innovative and Sustainable Approach for the Prevention and Treatment of Noncommunicable Diseases.", Nutrients, MDPI, 2022.
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Biological Research, Bollettino della Società Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale, PagePress.
Editorial Board Member of Nutraceuticals, MDPI.
Editorial Board Member of topic "Human Physiology", IntechOpen Series “Physiology”, IntechOpen.
Editorial Board Member of Nutrients; “Micronutrients and Human Health” Section, MDPI.
Reviewer Board Member of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI (38).
Referee for the following scientific journals (number of revisions in brackets): International Journal of Molecular Sciences (24), Life Sciences (24), Nutrients (18), Antioxidants (15), Environmental Pollution (11), Biomedicines (9), Molecules (8), International Journal of Dermatology (7), Journal of Biological Research - Bollettino della Società Italiana di Biologia Sperimentale (7), Metabolites (7), Cancers (4), European Journal of Pharmacology (4), Phytomedicine (4), Andrology (3), Gene (3), Marine Drugs (3), Toxics (3), Biology (2), British Journal of Pharmacology (2), Cells (2), Food and Chemical Toxicology (2), Foods (2), Healthcare (2), Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (2), Journal of Functional Foods (2), Journal of Inflammation Research (2), Nutraceuticals (2), Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity (2), Pharmaceuticals (2), Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine (2), Toxicology Reports (2), Applied Sciences (1), Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (1), BMC Geriatrics (1), Cellular Signaling (1), Dermatologic Therapy (1), Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews (1), Environment International (1), Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (1), Food Research International (1), Food Science & Nutrition (1), Frontiers in Oncology (1), Life (1), Membranes (1), Microorganisms (1), Neurochemistry International (1), The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (1), The Journal of Sexual Medicine (1), Toxins (1).
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) at the University of Messina, Italy.
He also teached Dietetics in the Master Degree course in "Endocrinology of Childhood, Adolescence and Women", at the University of Messina, Italy.
He is also invited teacher in the Master Degree course in "Nutraceutical, nutrition and health", at the University of Messina, Italy.
Member of PhD Program Committee in Clinical and Experimental Biomedical Sciences at the University of Messina, Italy.
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