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entrepreneur , Medical scientist , pulmonary and chest physician

Pulmonologist and medical scientist with expertise in discovery research and in clinical and translational pulmonology.

Successful entrepreneur with consolidated working experience in the biopharmaceutical sector.

Expert in Research and Innovation for the European Commission and Eurostars-Eureka Technical Expert.

Author of more than 250 publications.

Recipient of many international awards and honors.


Medical doctor diploma (summa cum laude) from the university of Perugia (Italy); thesis on the role of calcium channels in the pathogenesis of asthma.

Specialty diploma in pulmonary diseases and tisiology (summa cum laude) from the Catholic University (Italy).

Postgraduate education with research training at the Catholic University(Italy) and at the McMaster University (Canada).


Extensive clinical experience as board-certified pulmonologist.

Scientist with work experience in academic and private research institutions.

Independent expert of the European Commission and Eurostars-Eureka technical expert.

Executive in the pharmaceutical industry.

Entrepreneur with consolidated work experience in the biopharmaceutical sector.


  • Development and commercial exploitation of innovative approaches to major challenges in biomedical research and drug development.

    Discovery of molecular and cellular pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of asthma; identification of novel biomarkers of asthma severity and treatment outcome; development of in-vitro and in-vivo models for the identification of new therapeutic targets or for testing drug candidates in asthma and pulmonary fibroses; isolation and characterization of stem cell-based products with therapeutic potential in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and end-stage pulmonary disorders currently requiring lung transplantation.

    Effective collaboration with start-ups and larger biopharmaceutical companies to accelerate the development and commercialization of 2 novel diagnostics and 8 therapeutic candidates.

    Author of 93 full-length articles published in peer-reviewed journals, including basic and clinical research articles, editorials and reviews. Author of 8 book chapters and 153 published conference abstracts.

    Consulting editor, member of the editorial board and ad-hoc referee for several scholarly journals.

    Invited speaker in several scientific sections, symposia or postgraduate courses of international congresses organized by professional associations and major conference producers in the biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors, such as the American Thoracic Society, the British Thoracic Society, the European Tissue Repair Society, Oxford Global and GTCbio.