Currently, Daniel Granato works as an Associate Professor in Food Science and Health at the Faculty of Science and Engineering – University of Limerick, is an Adjoint Professor at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Turku and at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Helsinki (Finland). Granato is a Food Engineer, M.Sc in Food Technology, PhD in Food Science – Experimental Nutrition, PhD in Food Chemistry, and concluded his Post-Doctoral at Wageningen University (Netherlands) and another Post-Doctoral at State University of Ponta Grossa (Brazil). His research projects are related to Circular economy in food systems, Chemometrics and Process/Product optimization, development and bioactivity of dairy foods. He has supervised more than 90 B.Sc., MBA, M.Sc., and PhD candidates. Granato is the Scientific Editor of Food Chemistry (IF=6.30), Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety (IF=9.91) and Journal of Food Science (IF=2.48) and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, 18 book chapters, 5 books, and 5 technological patents cited for over 10,000 times (hindex=56 and h10index=147). Granato has acquired a considerable amount of external funding in different countries – €5M €. He has been a Highly Cited Researcher since 2018.
Do CARMO, M. A. V., FIDELIS, M. de OLIVEIRA, P. F., FEITOZA, L. Q., MARQUES, M. J., FERREIRA, E. B., OH, W. Y., SHAHIDI, F., HELLSTROM, J., ALMEIDA, L. A., NOVAES, R. D., GRANATO, D., AZEVEDO, L. Ellagitannins from jabuticaba (Myrciaria jaboticaba) seeds attenuated inflammation, oxidative stress, aberrant crypt foci, and modulated gut microbiota in rats with 1,2 dimethyl hydrazine-induced colon carcinogenesis. Food and Chemical Toxicology, v. 154, ID: 112287, 2021.
GRANATO, D., MOCAN, A., CÂMARA, J. S. Is a higher ingestion of phenolic compounds the best dietary strategy? A scientific opinion on the deleterious effects of polyphenols in vivo. Trends in Food Science and Technology, v. 98, p. 162-166, 2020.
WANG, D., ZHANG, M., WANG, T., LIU, T., GUO, T., GRANATO, D. Green tea polyphenols mitigate the plant lectins-induced liver inflammation and immunological reaction in C57BL/6 mice via NLRP3 and Nrf2 signaling pathways. Food and Chemical Toxicology, v. 144, ID: 111576, 2020.
GRANATO, D., LORENZO, J. M., BURSA' KOVAčEVIC, D., BARBA, F. J., CRUZ, A. G., PUTNIK, P. Functional foods: product development, technological trends, efficacy testing, and safety. Annual Reviews in Food Science and Technology, v. 11, p. 93-118, 2020.
GROM, L. C., ROCHA, R. S., BALTHAZAR, C. F., GUIMARAES, J. T., COUTINHO, N. M., BARROS, C. P., PIMENTEL, T. C., VENANCIO, E. L., COLLOPY JUNIOR, I., MACIEL, P. M. C., SILVA, P. H. F., GRANATO, D., FREITAS, M. O., ESMERINO, E. A., SILVA, M. C., CRUZ, A. G. Postprandial glycemia in healthy subjects: Is there an adequate probiotic dairy matrix? Journal of Dairy Science, v. 103, n. 2, p. 1110-1119, 2020.