Graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1978 from the University of Bologna, Italy. In 1982 he specialized in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Siena . His professional experience took place in Bologna, at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, in Ljubiana (ex-Yugoslavia), Los Angeles (University California Irvine) and Paris. He is currently a researcher and professor of Reproductive Physiopathology at the University of Bologna at the Rimini campus. He was Adjunct Associate Professor at New York Medical Center (CUNY) until 2006. He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at Yale University .. Author of two experimental models: that of the extracorporeal perfusion of the human uterus (with the first implantation of an embryo in a uterus outside of a human body) and the first uterine passage of hormones administered vaginally ”First Pass Effect” ( FUPE) . He has published 15 medical books, over 180 journal articles and over 130 medical book chapters. He is an expert in uterine physiology and pathology, steroid hormones and reproductive science. His research today is focused on human endometrium, embryonic implantation and endometriosis. Scientific director of the Master of Reproductive Science at the University of Urbino (Italy) in the years 2013-2014. He is a predominantly laparoscopic surgeon with over 9500 operations performed and is currently Director of the Reproductive Physiopathology Unit at the Cervesi Hospital in Cattolica (ASL Vasta Area di Romagna – AVR). His teaching and research activities can be found at the Department of “Science of the Quality of Life” of the Scientific Didactic Center of Rimini of the University of Bologna in Rimini (Italy).