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Associate Professor, Human Nutrition, and Metabolism

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

University of Parma


Dr. Pedro Mena Parreño is Associate Professor in Human Nutrition at the University of Parma, Italy. He got a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology in 2013 and after that joined the University of Parma as Post-doctoral Research Fellow. He became Assistant Professor in August 2019 and has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant in 2020. His line of research is related to the bioavailability and biological activity of plant bioactives, with a particular focus on the interaction between (poly)phenolic compounds and gut microbiota at individual level.

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