Prof. Mario Allegra studied Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies at the University of Palermo, Italy and graduated as MPharm in 1998. He then joined the research group of Prof. Perretti at Queen Mary, University of London and afterwards the University of Palermo. He received his PhD degree in 2010 at the same institution where is now Associate Professor of Biochemistry. He has published more than 60 research articles in SCI(E) journals and has an h index of 27. His research interests cover the role of phytochemicals in oxidative-dependent pathologies.