Josep Antoni Tur Marí

Josep Antoni Tur Marí Josep Antoni Tur Marí
Director, Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain


Born in Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain, 1957). Degree (1979) and PhD (1983) in Pharmacy at the University of Barcelona, Spain. Professor of Physiology at the University of the Balearics Islands (UIB), Director: Research Group on Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress UIB & CIBEROBN (Physiopathology of Obesity & Nutrition) of Carlos III Institute of Health, and Department of Fundamental Biology and Health Sciences UIB. Academician: Catalonia’s Royal Academy of Pharmacy (2004) and Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Food Sciences (Founder, 2009). Member: United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (2006), Governing Board of Balearic Islands College of Pharmacists and Scientific Committee of Food Board of the Council of Spanish Colleges of Pharmacists (2009), Balearic Islands’ Regional Food Security Council (2014), Scientific Committee of Spanish Agency of Consumption, Food Safety and Nutrition (Spanish Ministry of Health) (2015). Editor: Declaration of the Mediterranean Diet as UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage of Humanity (2010).

Research Interest

Community nutrition, obesity, metabolic syndrome, oxidative stress, antioxidants, healthy lifestyle, Mediterranean diet.