Graduate in medicine, University Trieste, Italy, 1979.
Resident in nephrology University Trieste, 1979-1983, resident in hematology, 1984-1987. Assistant professor department nephrology General Hospital, Pordenone, Italy, 1980-1990. Assistant professor department internal medicine University Udine (Italy) Medical School, since 1990.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Italian Society Nephrology, European Dialysis and Transplant Association, European Renal Association.
Married Sergio De Marchi. Children: Sergio Umberto, Anna Marta.