About My Book

Title of the Book

Alpha Lipoic Acid: New Perspectives and Clinical Use in Obstetrics and Gynecology


Vittorio Unfer



Academic Affiliations

A.G.UN.CO. – Obstetrics & Gynecologic Centre

Present Position

Vittorio Unfer lives and works in Rome as an obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, researcher and university lecturer. He graduated with honors in 1991 in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of Sapienza University of Rome, and successively obtained the specialization with honors in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

At present, Vittorio Unfer is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome. He is the author of numerous publications: over 50 international journals, more than 90 publications in national magazines, over 10 monographs and edited works, more than 100 abstracts in national and international periodicals. His scientific contribution is largely related to the investigations focused on PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) and on the role of myo-inositol as second messenger in ovarian function.

Prof. Vittorio Unfer currently is the Medical Director and Gynaecologist at “A.G.UN.CO. – Obstetrics & Gynecologic Centre”. Prof. Vittorio Unfer, holds the position of Vice President of SIFIPsi (Italian Society of Phytotherapy and supplements in Psychopathology), and is Past-President of SIFIOG , Italian Society of Phytotherapy and supplements in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Description of the Book that can be Used in a Scholarly or Scientific Journal

This book is a manuscript focused on Alpha-lipoic Acid (ALA) in the field of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and its clinical applications. According to the multiple actions of ALA and to its safe profile, the book provides valuable updates regarding the positive role of ALA supplementation from implantation to parturition, and includes research and information from newer published studies on this field.

For Whom the Book is Written

Gynecologist, Obstetricians



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