MD PhD Cardiologist, Pharmacologist
Prof. Vincenzo Mollace is a professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Catanzaro in Italy. Previously, he was a professor of molecular pharmacology at the University of Rome. Prof. Mollace is also the former director of the Department of Pharmacology at Int San Raffaele IRCCS Rome, Director of Research Institute for Food Safety, UNICZ Consultant at European Medical Agency Committee, for Chair in Pharmacology, Faculty of Biology, UNIVROMA 3 Rome.Since 2012, Prof. Mollace has been the Director of the International Research Center for Food Safety & Health of Southern Italy, which received a grant of €40M from the Italian Ministry of Research to perform research on nutraceuticals. His research activity addresses and studies the effect of antioxidant compounds in protecting against atherosclerosis and vascular injury.Prof. Mollace discovered first, in 2006, the properties of bergamot juice in experimental models of vascular injury published in top peer-reviewed scientific journals. He has published, to date, more than 100 papers and book chapters in the field of cardiovascular pharmacology.