Doctor of Medicine, University Pavia, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Internal Medicine, University Pavia, 1983.
Assistant Department Internal Medicine, U. Pavia, 1978-1982; assistant medical department, Roche S.P.A., Milan, Italy, 1982-1986; head drug safety department, Roche S.P.A., Milan, Italy, since 1986.
Lieutenant Italian Army, 1980-1981. Fellow Italian Society Internal Medicine, Italian Society Pharmacological Superior vena cava syndrome. Member Royal College Physicians of United Kingdom (fellow of faculty of pharmaceutical medicine), Italian Society Evaluation Drugs (board directors since 1996).
Married Rossella Delbo, December 1, 1994.