Born in Bologna , Italy, April 30, 1965.
1990 – Degree in Medicine at the University of Ferrara, Italy.
1994 – Specialist in ENT.
2000 – Specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery.
1985 and 1986 – Research Fellow at National Institute of Health (Bethesda, U.S.A.).
1999 – Resident at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (UK).
Assistant Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery since February 1994.
Associated Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery since September 2002.
Director of the School of Specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Ferrara since February 2006.
Director of the School of Specialization in Neurosurgery at the University of Ferrara since October 2011.
Director of Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery Section of DMCC Department from 2009 to 2011.
Research council member at University of Ferrara from 2007 to 2011.
Council member of senatum at University of Ferrara from 2009 to 2011.
Member of the “Editorial Board” of: International Journal of Dentistry, Plastic Surgery International, World Journal of Stem Cells, Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Research,
Journal of Osseointegration, Dental Research Journal, Trauma Monthly, World Journal of Stomatology e Science Publishing Corporation.
Main research topics: cleft lip and palate, craniofacial syndromes, head and neck cancer, dental implants, bone, biomaterials, stem cells.