Maurizio Battino, Italian biochemist, researcher. Achievements include research in role of olive oil in human health; research in quantification of antioxidant activity of fruits and other foods; research in synaptic/non synaptic mitochondria biochemical characterization. Named Best Researcher of Year, 2000, Knight of the Italian Republic Order, 2004; recipient Vittorio Emanuele II award, 1983-1984.
- Assistant professor biochemistry Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, since 1991. Director FUNIBER -Italia, Barcelona, since 2005. Carabiniere Arma dei Carabinieri, 1986-1987, Torino and Vicenza.