Degree, Catholic University Rome, 1977.
Inter Medical Clinic, Catholic University, Rome, 1979-1982. Visiting research fellow King's College Hospital, London, 1982, National Heart Hospital, London, 1982-1986. Lecturer in cardiology Catholic University, Rome, 1983-1991, assistant professor Institute Cardiology, since 1991.
Associate professor department medicine New York Medical College, since 2000.
Fellow american College Chest Physicians (Young Scholar award 1987). Member International Society and Federation of Cardiology (member council on cardiomyopathies 1989-1993).
Married Marina Caldarulo, January 4, 1986. Children: Maria Cristina, Fabiola, Emanuela.