Fabio Turone is an Italian science journalist with extensive experience in medicine and healthcare. He founded in 2002 the Agency Zoe of scientific information – which has been working for many Italian and International outlets including Univadis/Medscape, Research Professional News, Edra/Doctor33, Nature – and currently directs Center for Ethics in Science and Journalism. He is a member of the Italian Professional Order of Journalists since 1994, president of the professional association Science Writers in Italy (SWIM), and board member of the European Federation for Science Journalism.
Previously he worked as writer and editor for many Italian outlets («Sapere», «Tempo Medico», «Occhio Clinico» and «Occhio Clinico Pediatria») and contributed as a freelance to many others, both for professionals (such as «The BMJ», «Cancer World», «Research Europe» and «Nature», among others) and the general audience («Corriere della Sera», «l’Espresso», «Panorama», «Undark», among others).
In 1994 he co-founded in Milan Zadig, the first agency of science journalism in Italy, serving as executive officer until 2002, when he left to found the Agency Zoe of scientific and medical information, which he still directs. In 2016 he also launched the non-profit Center for Ethics in Science and Journalism, which he chairs since then.
He was member of the organizing committee and co-chair of communication for the Lausanne World Conference of Science Journalists WCSJ2019 and chair of the 2020 European Conference of Science Journalism ECSJ2020 held in conjunction with ESOF2020 in Trieste.