Degree in Medicine & Surgery with Summa cum laude, University Naples Federico II, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Medicine, University Naples Federico II, 1992. Doctor of Medicine, 1988.
Fogarty visiting fellowship National Institutes of Health, NIADDK, Bethesda, Maryland, 1986—1988. Visiting scientist Institute Cancer Research Columbia University, New York City, 1990—1995. Researcher University Catanzaro Medical School, Catanzaro, Italy, 1998—2002.
Associate professor pathology faculty biotechnological science University Naples Federico II, since 2002. Faculty member Faculty 1000 Biology, Cell Growth & Division section, London, since 2004. Consultant CEINGE, Biotecnology Avanzate, Naples, since 2006.
Editorial board member Open Enzyme Inhibition Journal, London, since 2008.
Married RosaMarina Melillo. 1 child Francesco.