Doctor of Medicine, University Trieste, Italy, 1979. Postgraduate, University Trieste, Italy, 1987.
Resident in nephrology Medical School, U. Trieste, 1979-1983; resident in pediatrics, U. Trieste, 1983-1987; assistant professor department medicine and emergency, General Hospital, Udine, 1987-1988; assistant professor department pediatrics, General Hospital, Udine, 1988-1990; assistant professor department internal medicine, Medical School U. Udine, since 1990. Presenter in field.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, European Renal Association, National Kidney Foundation, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, Asian Pacific Nephrology Association.
Married Emanuela Cecchin. Children: Sergio Umberto, Anna Marta.