Professor Francesco Marotta
Consulting Professor at WHO-cnt for Biotech. & Trad. Med., University of Milano; Research Professor at Dept. of Human Nutrition & Food Science, Texas University; and Co-Director of Regenera Group.
MD degree in 1981 and Specialized in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy in 1986 with highest marks. Fellow in gastroenterology at University of Chicago in 1982. Clinical & Research Registrar in gastroenterology at the GIT Dept, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape-Town, South Africa. Selected by bilateral Ministries of Health for a japanese-spoken PhD course in Japan at the Dept. of Surgery, Hirosaki University completed in 1990. Granted a Fellowship by the Japanese Ministry of Science at the National Cancer Center, Tokyo. Molecular biology stage at Welcome-Beecham Labs. of London, UK in 1993 and at GoodGene Lab. in Korea in 2006. Research Professor at Dept of Nutrition & Food Science, Texas University, USA. Adjunt professor in nutragenomics at Neuroscience Inst. Beijing, China and visiting professor for gastroenterology, oxidative stress, aging and nutragenomics at major asian universities. For 10 years had directed a research center in Japan and cooperates with Nobel Prize Prof. Luc Montagnier. Editor and board member of several medical journals. Has received several international prizes, the last being the Genomic Pioneer Award 2009. As a Scientific Director of GAIA Foundation, had co-edited a successful book on aging-intervention (“Il Manifesto della Lunga Vita”, “the manifesto of long life” which is expected to be translated in several languages) and, together with an USA group, is working on an innovative model of preventive/regenerative medicine. Has published about 100 papers and presented almost 400 communications.
2014 Lecture: Hidden dangers during Thyroid and Iron Supplementation: Nutraceuticals Modulation of related Oxidative Stress