Francesca Giampieri


Francesca Giampieri

Food, Health and Drug

Polytechnic University of Marche

+39 071 220 1

Scientific Publications




About The Scientist

Short Biography

PhD on “Food, Health and Drug”, Specialization in Food Science. Professor of different International Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Author of about 145 papers in international scientific journals, according to Web of Science.
Named "Highly Cited Researcher" in 2019 by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics, in the "Agricultural Sciences" category.

Current Research Interest :

    Extensive experience in field of chemistry, in the assessment of the nutritional and phytochemical composition of different foodstuffs, and in the field of biochemistry and nutrition, in the evaluation of the role of bioactive compounds from different dietary matrices on human health (especially strawberry and honey), and in particular on the biological mechanisms related to oxidative stress and inflammation, in different in vitro and in vivo experimental models.

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Five Of The Most Important Publications

Cianciosi D, Forbes-Hernández TY, Afrin S, Gasparrini M, Quiles JL, Gil E, Bompadre S, Simal-Gandara J, Battino M, Giampieri F. The Influence of In Vitro Gastrointestinal Digestion on the Anticancer Activity of Manuka Honey. Antioxidants (Basel). 2020 Jan 10;9(1):64. doi: 10.3390/antiox9010064.
Giampieri F, Afrin S, Forbes-Hernandez TY, Gasparrini M, Cianciosi D, Reboredo-Rodriguez P, Varela-Lopez A, Quiles JL, Battino M. Autophagy in Human Health and Disease: Novel Therapeutic Opportunities. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2019 Feb 1;30(4):577-634. doi: 10.1089/ars.2017.7234.
Afrin S, Giampieri F, Forbes-Hernández TY, Gasparrini M, Amici A, Cianciosi D, Quiles JL, Battino M. Manuka honey synergistically enhances the chemopreventive effect of 5-fluorouracil on human colon cancer cells by inducing oxidative stress and apoptosis, altering metabolic phenotypes and suppressing metastasis ability. Free Radic Biol Med. 2018 Oct;126:41-54. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2018.07.014.
Giampieri F, Alvarez-Suarez JM, Cordero MD, Gasparrini M, Forbes-Hernandez TY, Afrin S, Santos-Buelga C, González-Paramás AM, Astolfi P, Rubini C, Zizzi A, Tulipani S, Quiles JL, Mezzetti B, Battino M. Strawberry consumption improves aging-associated impairments, mitochondrial biogenesis and functionality through the AMP-activated protein kinase signaling cascade. Food Chem. 2017 Nov 1;234:464-471. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.05.017..
Giampieri F, Tulipani S, Alvarez-Suarez JM, Quiles JL, Mezzetti B, Battino M. The strawberry: composition, nutritional quality, and impact on human health. Nutrition. 2012 Jan;28(1):9-19. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2011.08.009.

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