- Visiting scientist Ecole Normale Superieure, University Paris XII, 1998, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 2000. Research staff University of Pisa, 2001—2003, Kedrion Biopharm., Società per Azioni, Castelvecchio Pascoli, Italy, 2001, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, since 2003. Consultant Azienda Ospedialiera Universitaria, Pisa, 2003.
Achievements include patents for Use of the lipid (S)-dolichol as solar filter for pharmaceutical preparations. Development of Green Fluorescent Protein mutants as biosensor of pH and other metabolites in living cells. Development of Synthesis of biocompatible polymer composites as component of tissue engineering scaffolds.
Development of Pharmaceutical models of in vivo action of antiviral drugs in chronic HBV treatment.