Prof. Daniele Del Rio

Prof Daniele Del Rio is Associate Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Parma, Italy, and the Scientific Director of the Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme Global Centre for Nutrition & Health, in Cambridge, UK. He serves as Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. He is a proud Commendatore (Knight Commander) of the Italian Republic, title granted for scientific achievements. Dan is growing a team of young and brilliant scientists, and, within the University of Parma Microbiome Research Hub they are working on the effects of plant foods on human health, with a specific focus on the interaction of phytochemicals and the human gut microbiota as mediating steps for their beneficial actions towards human physiology. Dan is also a founding council member of the University of Parma School of Advanced Studies on Food and Nutrition, that will be formally launched in the second quarter of 2018 and will represent a state of the art research and teaching institution in the field of food science and nutrition. daniele.delrio[AT]unipr.it

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