Prof. Mario Allegra studied Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies at the University of Palermo, Italy and graduated as PharmD in 1997. He then joined the research group of Prof. Perretti at the Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, Queen Mary’s University of London. Since 2000 he has been working at the University of Palermo where he received his PhD in Molecular Medicine and now holds a position of Associate Professor of Biochemistry. His research interests cover the role of phytochemicals in oxidative stress-dependent inflammatory conditions. He has published more than 60 research articles in SCI(E) journals, with 4325 citations and an h-index of 28.