Marco Vinceti

Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy


Education: • Graduation: Medicine and Surgery - University of Modena-Reggio Emilia. • Specialization: Hygiene and Preventive Medicine – University of Modena-Reggio Emilia • Doctorate: Public Health - University of Milan Academic and institutional roles: Affiliated with the Medical School of Modena and Reggio Emilia University and the Department of Public Health of the same University, as associate professor of Epidemiology and Hygiene. Director of the Research Center in Environmental, Genetic and Nutritional Epidemiology of Modena and Reggio Emilia University (CREAGEN). Director of the public long-term Health Surveillance Program of Modena population residing near the municipal solid waste incinerator. Director of the PhD School in ‘Natural Biologically Active Substances’ of the Modena and Reggio Emilia University. Member of the national committee ‘Environment and health’ of the Italian Society of Hygiene. Scientific Director of the Joint Research Program for Environmental Epidemiology between the Municipality of Reggio Emilia and the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Member of the international Cochrane Collaboration on ‘Selenium for preventing cancer’. Member of professional societies and editorial boards, and reviewer of public health journals. Teaching: Courses of Epidemiology, Public Health and Hygiene in the Medical School of Modena and Reggio Emilia University. Invited lectures at national and international institutions on environmental epidemiology and environmental toxicology issues. Main research activity fields (in cooperation with national and foreign investigators): • Human health effects of environmental exposure to heavy metals and metalloids • Epidemiology of risk factors for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis • Epidemiology of environmental risk factors for childhood leukemia and birth defects

Biography Updated on 4 October 2012

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