Doctor of Medicine, Medical School, University Naples, Italy, 1973. Doctor of Medicine in Neurology, Medical School, University Naples, Italy, 1978.
Professor general pathology University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy, 1991—1999. Professor University Federico II, Naples, since 2000. E. Roosevelt cancer society fellow Columbia University, Institute Cancer Reserve, New York City, 1987—1988.
Science board Italian Association Cancer Research, Milan, since 2008. Fellow: International Union Against Cancer (International Cancer fellowship 1987-1988).
Married Carla Giulia Fossati, September 13, 1977. Children: Sarah, Stefano.