Doctor of Medicine, University Bologna, Italy, 1978. Degree in Gynecology, University Genova, Italy, 1982.
Intern and resident department obstetrics-gynecology University Bologna. Research fellow Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1981-1983. Senior research fellow Bologna University, 1984-1989.
Maitre assistant Geneva University, 1989-1991. Professor post graduate school University tor Vergata, Rome, 1993-1996. Science director Society Italiana di Studi di Medicina della Riproduzione, Bologna, since 1995.
National secretary for reproductive medicine Società Italiana Medici Ospedalità Privata, Bologna, since 1994.
Vice president Lyons Club, Bologna, 1994-1995. Member European Society Human Reproduction and Embryology (advisory committee since 1994, coordinator special interest group in embryology), European Fertility Research Associates (executive committee 1995-1998), Societá Italiana Medici Ospedalitá Privata.
Married Susanna Frausin, August 6, 1961.