Doctor of Medicine, University Catania, Italy, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Catania, Italy, 2000. Postgraduate, University Oxford, England, 1995—1999.
Resident in pediatrics University Catania, 1991-1995, postdoctoral fellow, 1999-2000, head University neurocutaneous syndromes clinic, since 1998, senior lector Child Neurology/Neurogenetics, National Research Council, since 2000, associate professor pediatrics, since 2006. Clinical assistant John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England, 1995-1998. Fellow department child neurology Harvard University, Boston, 1996.
Member consultant board Italian Association Neurofibromatosis, Parma, since 1999. Consultant University Neurocutaneous Syndromes, since 2001. Italian delegate committee national advisors European Pediatric Neurology Society.
Consultant child neurology University La Sapionza, Rome, 2002.
Member of European Pediatric Neurology Society, Society Study Behavior Phenotype, Italian Society Pediatrics, International Child Neurology Society.
Married Agata Polizzi, September 9, 1996. 1 child, Giulio.