Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, 1988.
Volunteer assistant, resident Institute of Dermatology, Milan, 1988-1997, grantee, 1997-1998. Private practice, since 1991. Consultant dermatologist, Istituto Neurologico Nazionale C. Besta, since 2000.
Second lieutenant Medical Corps, Italian Army, 1989-1990. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Academy Dermatology, European Society Dermatological Research, Society Italiana di Dermatologia e Venereologia.