Doctor of Medicine, University Turin, Italy, 1978.
Medical assistant Ospedale S. Giovanni, Turin, Italy, 1979-1988, deputy chief Italy, 1988-1993. Head surgical pathology Ospedale S. Lazzaro, Alba, Italy, 1994-1998. Chairman department pathology Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, Turin, since 1999.
Visiting professor pathology M.S.K.C.C., New York City, 1995, Cornell University, New York City, 1996-1997. Laboratory director GI Tract Cancer Research, Turin, since 1993. Consultant in field.
Member American Association Cancer Research, International Academy Pathology.
Married Anna Maria Lucchini, July 19, 1980. 1 child, Valentina.