Doctor of Medicine, University Bologna, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bologna, 2003.
Research fellow Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 2003—2005. Instructor, clinical attending University Bologna, Italy, since 2005. Consultant Novartis Pharma, Basel, Switzerland, since 2007.
Member of Italian Society Cardiology, European Society Cardiology, International Society Heart and Lung Transplantation.