- Born in Alessandria (Italy) 01/08/1956. Degree in Medicine
with 110/110 at the University of pavia in 1980 Accademic Year.
Qualification as a Medicine Doctor at the University of Pavia in
1981. Specialization in Infectious Diseases at he University of
Pavia in 1985 . Specialization in Clinical and laboratory
Haematology at the University of Pavia in 1993. House Resident at
the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Clinic in the Teaching
Hospital of Pavia, then Senior Consultant at the Infectious
Diseases Division of Piacenza and successively at the Infectious
and Tropical Diseases in the Teaching Hospital of Brescia /
University of Brescia. Assistant Professor of Infectious diseases
in the University of Udine from 2001 to 2006. Professor of
Infectious Diseases in the University of Udine from November 2006
to December 2009. Professor of Infectious Diseases in the
University of Bologna from December 2009 up to now.
Head of the Clinic of Infectious Diseases - Teaching Hospital of
Udine from 2002 to 2009. Head of the Clinic of Infectious Diseases
- Teaching Hospital of Bologna from 2009 up to now.
Member of the National Committee for drugs evaluation at Health
Italian Ministry from 1999 up to 2004.
He acts as a infectious diseases consultant in several settings
such as intensive care units, haematology, liver, kidney and heart
transplant units, cardiosurgery, neurosurgery and orthopaedics. He
is active in epidemiological and intervention studies on infetious
risk in several nosocomial setting, including pharmacokinetics
studies for treatment optimization of infectious diseases, and in
clinical trials on new anti-infettive drugs.
He has published 342 scientific papers and given more
than 200 lectures in national and international congresses.
His actual H Index is 48.