Dr. Giuseppe Valacchi is Professor in Regenerative Medicine at North Caroline State University and Professor in Physiology at the University of Ferrara, Italy. In addition, since 2008 he is Adjunct Professor at Kyung Hee, Dept. of Nutrition, Seoul, South Korea.
Dr. Valacchi’s research has been focused in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that define the tissues physio-pathological responses to altered redox homeostasis with special focus on cutaneous tissue. His group is the pioneer in understanding the skin responses to ozone challenge. He has won several awards among them the Entelligence Award from Actelion, Science and Education Award and recently, the Exposome grant.
In 2018 Dr. Valacchi was awarded with the “Doctorate Honoris Causa” in Biochemistry and Pharmacy from the University of Buenos Aires (rank n. 72 among the over 3,000 universities in the world) for his work in the redox biology field, and he is the recipient of the 2021 Clinical Research award from the SFRR-E.
Dr. Valacchi is author of more than 280 peer reviewed internationals papers (most of them related to the effect of pollution in target organs), 15 book chapters, one book. He has been invited speaker to more than 100 international conferences and organizer/Chair to over 50 international meetings.
Dr. Valacchi is the Associate Editor of several international journals among which is Mediators of Inflammation, Frontiers in Cellular Biochemistry, Journal of Complementary and Traditional Medicine, Biomed Research International (Dermatology Subjects), Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, Antioxidants; in addition he is member of the Editorial Board of several journals including Genes and Nutrition, Archives in Biophysics and Biochemistry, Frontiers in Inflammation Pharmacology, BioFactors, Cosmetics, Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine.