Liceo Classico, Stellini, Udine, Italy, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, University Padua, Italy, 1961. Degree Neurology, University Padua (Italy), 1964.
Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, University Rome, 1969.
Assistant neurology, U. Padua, 1961-1964; assistant physiology, U. Pisa, Italy, 1964-1967; assistant professor physiology, U. Parma, Italy, 1967-1969; associate professor human physiology, U. Parma, Italy, 1969-1975; professor, U. Parma, Italy, 1975-1980, 81-; director Institute Human Physiology, U. Parma, Italy, since 1990; visiting scientist, McMaster U., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1970-1971; visiting professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1980-1981. Chairman international science committee neuroscience program, Strasbourg, 1988-1991. County member Academia Europaea, London, 1990-1996.
Member Italian Neuropsychol. Society (president 1982-1984), European Brain and Behavior Society (president 1984-1986), European Neurosci. Association (council member since 1995).
Married Leni Bronzin, March 19, 1964. Children: Pietro, Beatrice.