Settore scientifico disciplinare
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching
  • Research

Academic position:

Full Professor, scientific-disciplinary sector:


starting from 1/9/2000

University of Parma

Department of Medicine and Surgery (DiMeC)


Previous Positions:

1992-2000, Associate Professor of Human Anatomy, University of Brescia


Scientific publications (as of February 2019):

Author of 202 publications in international scientific journals with referee board.

h-index (Scopus): 37;

Total Quotations (Scopus): 4614


• 1985: Degree in Medicine and Surgery, summa cum laude, University of Bologna.

• 1988: Diploma of Specialty in Hematology, summa cum laude.

• 1992: Specialty Diploma in Biomedical Technologies.

• 1986: visiting scientist at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College, NY, USA.

• 1994-95: visiting scientist at the Kimmel Cancer Center, T. Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA.

• 1992-2000: Associate Professor of Human Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Brescia.

• 2012-2016 Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Baltimore School of Medicine, USA

• 2000-present: Full Professor of Human Anatomy, Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma.



• Dept. Director. of Anatomy, Pharmacology and Medical-Forensic Sc., University of Parma.

• Dept. Director. S.Bi.Bi.T., University of Parma.

• Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma.

• President of the Degree Course in Physical Exercise, Sport and Health, Univ. Parma

• President of the Master's Degree in Preventive and Adapted Physical Exercise, University of Parma

• Director of the Clinical Univ. Center of Morphology, Biometrics and Body Composition (CMBC)

• Director of the Clinical Univ. Center of Sports Medicine (SEM)

• CoreLab scientific coordinator, Maggiore Hospital, Parma

• Director, Laboratory of Clinical Analysis of the Movement, AUSL Parma

• Member of the Research Board, Ospedale Maggiore, Parma

• Deputy Director of the Department of Medicine and Surgery (DiMeC), Univ. of Parma

• Member of the Academic Senate, Univ. of Parma

• Scientific Coordinator of the Foundation for Research in Balneotherapy (FORST), Rome

• Rector's Delegate for research projects, Emilia-Romagna Region

• Delegate of the Department for Healthcare



Editorial activity

• Co-Author of the "Human Anatomy Textbook" publisher: Edi. Ermes

• Co-Author of the text "Clinical Anatomy" publisher: Delfino

• Referee of the last 3 editions of "Gray’s Anatomy" textbook, publisher: Elsevier

• Referee of the last 2 editions of the "Netter" Anatomy atlas, publisher: Elsevier


Recognitions, scientific Academies and periods abroad

• 1994-1995, Fulbright International Research Fellow in Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, PHILADELPHIA, USA.

• 1992, Visiting Scientist at the Department of Flow Cytometry in onco-hematology, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, LONDON, UK

• 1986, Visiting Scientist at the Immunology and Microbiology Department, New York Medical College, NEW YORK, USA

• Member of the Italian Society of Anatomy and Histology (SIAI)

• 1989, winner of the scientific prize of the Italian Society of Immunology and Sport

• 1995, Italian Foundation for Cancer Research (F.I.R.C.)

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014



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