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Maurizio Battino

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.

Background

  • Battino, Maurizio was born on July 12, 1961 in Verona, Italy. Son of Zeno Battino and Angelina Zanni.

  • Education

    • Degree in biological science, University Bologna, Italy, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Italian Ministry Culture, Rome, 1990.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • 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.

    Membership

    Member academy senate Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, since 1998.

    Connections

    • Life partner Maria-Soledad Ferreiro Cotorruelo. 1 child Marco.
    • father: Zeno Battino
    • mother: Angelina Zanni
    • child: Marco Battino
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    Born July 12, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1984
      University Bologna
    • 1990
      Italian Ministry Culture
    • 1991
      Assistant, professor biochemistry Marche Polytechnic University
      Ancona, Marche, Italy