Bachelor in Linguistics, Free University Brussels, 1981. Master of Arts of Neurolinguistics, Free University Brussels, 1983. Doctor of Medicine, Medical School Modena, Italy, 1994.
Doctor of Philosophy in Neurolinguistics, Free University Brussels, 1995.
Freelance researcher University Sassari, Italy, 1985-1987. Visiting professor University Catania, Italy, 1987-1990, University Turin, Italy, 1991-1992, University Sassari, since 1994, University Modena, since 1996.
Member International Psychogeriatric Association (organizer symposium 1997).
Married Mariabruna Vecchi, June 29, 1987. Children: Frida, Alfonso.