The Scientific Director of the Health Sciences faculty from the Universidad Europea del Atlántico and Director of Funiber Italy, Maurizio Battino, has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of the most influential researchers in the world during 2015.
The 2015 list World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds is developed by the Thomson Reuters communications group to distinguish and support excellence within the academic community and is based on a careful investigation to identify some of the best scientific minds.
Thomson Reuters analyses published work under a small number of texts that are considered to be Essential Scientific Indicators, and awards 1% of the researchers, specifically those whose work it considers the most influential within the scientific landscape of the world.
The Thomson Reuters list includes a total of 3,126 scientists and researchers from 21 areas of knowledge, and a little more than a score of them are related to universities in Spain.
Maurizio Battino, with a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences by the Universidad de Bolonia; obtained his doctorates in 1990 with his thesis “Ubiquinona: Estudios en Sistema Modelo y Comparativos” “Ubiquinone: Studies in Model System and Comparatives” before the Italian ministry in the University of Rome. In May 2001, the University of Ancona awarded him “Best Researcher of the Year” for the high quality of his scientific production, and in 2008 was named Doctor Honoris Causa by the Medicine and Pharmacological University of “Carol Davila” in Bucharest (Romania).
He has published more than 160 publications, 110 of them being international scientific magazines of high impact index and the rest in the form of book chapters and national scientific papers. He has 25 years of research experience in bioengineering, biomembrane, anti-oxidant and nutrition molecules, using the most advance biochemical techniques and developing new methods for the study of molecules and biological samples.