Doctor of Philosophy, University Naples, 1976.
Fellow, National Research Council, Naples, 1978-1979; postdoctoral fellow, ISCREC, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1980-1981; visiting scientist, ISCREC, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1983; visiting scientist, OCI, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1984-1986; group leader, IIGB, Naples, 1987-1995; assistant professor, U. Naples, since 1982. Consultant Hoffman LaRoche, Lausanne, 1983.
Member European Association for Cancer Research, Metastasis Research Society, American Association for Cancer Research.
Son of Antonio and Virginia Cillo. Divorced; children: Allegra, Candida.