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Effettua opera di revisore per le seguenti riviste internazionali:
Thrombosis and Haemostasis; JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association; Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Atherosclerosis; Circulation; Annals of Internal Medicine; Archives of Internal Medicine, BMJ, Lancet
E’ stato editore associato della rivista “Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease” (2010-2011)
E’ attualmente nel comitato editoriale della rivista “Giornale Italiano dell’Arteriosclerosi”
Membro del Consiglio Direttivo del Gruppo di Studio Aterosclerosi, Trombosi e Biologia Vascolare
Membro del Consiglio Direttivo della Società Italiana di Nutrizione Umana per il triennio 2016-2019
Editore Associato della rivista Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (2016-oggi)
Partecipa/ha partecipato ai seguenti progetti di ricerca nazionali:
Premi e riconoscimenti
Membro di Società Scientifiche
Linee di ricerca
Relatore a congressi nazionali ed internazionali su invito
Francesco SOFI is Associate Professor of Food Science and Clinical Nutrition at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine of the School of Human Health Sciences of the University of Florence. He is M.D. at the Unit of Clinical Nutrition of the University Hospital of Careggi, in Florence. In 2002 he took the degree in Medicine and in 2006 he got the Ph.D. in Clinical Pathophysiology and Ageing at the University of Florence, with a thesis entitled “Nutrition for health and prevention of disease”. Researcher in Food Science and Clinical Nutrition at he University of Florence from 2007 to 2015. Vice President of the Master Degree in Food Science of the University of Florence, he teaches also at the Master Degree Course of Medicine and at the Course Degree of Dietitian of the University of Florence. He is vice director of the Interdipartimental Centre for Research on Food and Nutrition of the University of Florence.
He is now member of the National Committee for Health Research of the Minister of Health.
He is member board of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU) and member of the Italian Society for the Study of Atherosclerosis (SISA), European Society of Cardiology (ESC), European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR).
He is author of about 150 scientific studies, published in peer-reviewed International Journals.
H-index (6/1/2017): 34
He is one of the researcher included in the list of Top Italian Scientists, for researcher with H-index>30 (www.topitalianscientists.org).
He won several national and international prizes.
Since his graduation he has been devoted to the clinical prevention of cardiovascular diseases through the study of nutritional and lifestyle habits in healthy subjects and in patients with different localizations of atherosclerotic diseases. His current interests are: the role of nutrition and dietary habits on the occurrence of major chronic diseases; genetic factors predisposing to cardiovascular diseases; the epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases; clinical evaluation of thrombophilic risk factors in all the localizations of the atherosclerosis; role of physical activity as preventing factor for cardiovascular disease.
HONOURS AND AWARDS
2002 Italian Society for the Study of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (SISET)
2004 Italian Atherosclerosis Society (SISA)
2006 Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU)
2007 European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
2007 European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EAPCR)
2007 Member of the Working Group on Thrombosis of the European Society of Cardiology
2013 Elected Member of the Working Group on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATBV)
2015 Elected Member of the Scientific Board of the Italian Society of Human Nutrition (SINU)
Peer-reviewer for the following Journals
Associate Editor for:
2016 - today Journal fo Nutritional Biochemistry
2010 - 2014 Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
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