Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Marco Vinceti is a Medical Doctor who completed a Residency in Public Health at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and has got a Doctorate in Public Health at the University of Milan. He is a Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Medical School, Modena, Italy, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Vinceti is also a Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini, an independent Scientific Expert of the European Food Safety Authority – EFSA, the Chair of the EFSA Working Group on Sugars, and the President of the Italian Association for Trace Element Research AISETOV.
His main research fields are nutritional and environmental epidemiology, the epidemiology and the environmental risk factors of childhood leukemia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Alzheimer’s dementia, birth defects, and the human health effects of selenium, cadmium, other trace elements and heavy metals, and pesticides.