Giuseppe GROSSO

Full Professor of Food sciences and dietetics [MED/49]

Dr. Giuseppe Grosso’s research focuses on evidence-based nutrition, a recently emerged field as the bottom line of the Health Technology Assessment applied to food and nutrition. Its main interests include the impact of dietary and lifestyle habits on common non-communicable diseases. In particular, he produced over 100 papers on the effects of dietary patterns (i.e., Mediterranean diet) and specific antioxidant-rich foods (i.e., coffee, tea), as well as individual antioxidants (i.e., polyphenols, n-3 PUFA) on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, cancer, and depression. Dr. Grosso conducted his research on cohorts of individuals in both Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean countries collaborating with several research institutions. He is interested in evidence synthesis aimed to generate policy-oriented research in the area of public health nutrition. Dr. Grosso’s research also aims to measure planetary health, including the potential impact of nutrition at global level.

Dr. Giuseppe Grosso is a cum laude graduated medical doctor. Dr. Grosso holds a specialization in public health and a PhD in neuropharmacology. He is currently working as Assistant Professor of human nutrition at the Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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Academic Year 2021/2022

Academic Year 2020/2021

Academic Year 2019/2020

Scientific interests:

  • Association between dietary-related factors and human health
  • Burden of disease attributable to risk factors (including dietary-related)
  • Global and planetary health

Major area of research:

  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Evidence synthesis

Major focus on:

  • Mediterranean diet
  • Polyphenols
  • Coffee
  • Nuts