Diploma Chemistry, University Naples, Italy, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University London, 1988.
Research assistant Imperial College department biochemistry, London, 1984-1988. Research associate, group director National Research Council Institute Biochemistry, Naples, since 1988. Research associate Unite 109 L'Inserm Pharmacologie et Neurobiologie, Paris, 1993-1994.
Visiting professor, Faculty of Science, University Salerno, Italy, 1994-1997.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society Italy, Bio-chemical Society Italy.
Married Maria Eugenia Gabao Lisboa, May 4, 1989 (divorced October 1994). Married Adriana Oliviero, September 30, 1995.