Doctor of Medicine, University Ferrara, Italy, 1983. Dipolma in Medical Toxicology, University Florence, Italy, 1986.
Medical research intern University Ferrara, Italy, 1983-1984. Postdoctoral research fellow University Alabama, Birmingham, 1986-1987. Research associate Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1988-1989.
Medical researcher University Ferrara, Italy, since 1985. Consultant Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, since 1990. Teacher Pharmacology University Ferrara, Italy, since 1992.
Member of council Biotechnology Center Ferrara, Italy, since 1990. Member scientific committee Toxicology Center, Ferrara, Italy, since 1992.
Member Italian Pharmaceutical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.
Son of; married Monica Ghirotti, September 24, 1994.