Doctor of Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, 1974.
Research fellow University Rome La Sapienza, 1980—2002. Associate professor gastroenterological Sapienza University, since 2002. Visiting assistant professor Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, 1983—1984.
2nd lieutenant Medical Corps, 1979-1980, Italian Air Force.
Member of European Crohn's Colitis Organization, IgIBD, Conapage, Unigastro, American Gastroenterological Association, Society Italiana di Gastroenterologia.
Married Alessandra Belletti, June 28, 1984. Children: Filippo, Francesco.