Degree in Medicine and Surgery at Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, on 17.7.1989 (110/110 cum laude)
Specialization in “Anesthesia and Intensive Care” on July 1993 at Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome
From 1.11.1993 to 31.01.1994, from 21.03.1994 to 31.05.1995 and from 01.12.1995 to 31.3.2001 full-time Assistant at the Institute of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the University Hospital “A. Gemelli”
From 1.4.2001 Aggregate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of Catholic University School of Medicine “A. Gemelli” for the scientific-disciplinary sector “Anesthesiology” with full-time assignment at the Institute of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the University Hospital “A. Gemelli”
From 18.6.2013 to 1.9.2017 Responsible of the Unit “Trauma Intensive Care”, in the Department of Emergency of University Hospital “A. Gemelli”.
He qualified as Associate Professor for the scientific-disciplinary sector “Anesthesiology” in 2016.
Since 1.9.2017 he is Responsible of the 10-bed Unit “Neurosurgical Intensive Care” at University Hospital “A. Gemelli”.
Since 1.4.2006 he has been working as Intensive Care Doctor in Vatican City.
Since 2018, he is Aggregate Professor of Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine in Medicine and Surgery Degree Program at Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome.
He collaborates as a reviewer with journals: “Stroke”, “Critical Care Medicine”, “Intensive Care Medicine”, “International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science”, “Neurological Research”, Journal of Neurotrauma, British Medical Journal online, Minerva Anestesiologica.
His international experience is documented by several international collaborations. He collaborated and collaborates with following projects:
The management of patients with intradural post-traumatic mass lesions: a multicenter survey of current approaches to surgical management in 729 patients coordinated by European Brain Injury Consortium
Eurotherm 3235 Trial coordinated by Prof Andrews P (Western General Hospital, Edinburgh)
MRI- Coma- Outcome study, coordinated by Prof Puybasset (Pitié Salpetrière Hospital, Paris)
TRansfusion strategies in Acute brain INjured patients: TRAIN Study
A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Interventional Study. Coordinated by
Prof F Taccone, Brussels University
Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-centre, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Recombinant Factor VIIa NovoSeven®/NiaStase®) in Subjects with Brain Contusions. Novo Nordisk Medical Research Team, Sweden
Principle Investigator of the study: “REACT (Clazosentan in subarachnoid hemorrhage) in “Policlinico A. Gemelli”, Rome
Principle Investigator of the study Biogen 252BN201 (Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous BIIB 093 for patients with brain contusions) in Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, Rome
He is Director of ATLS (American Trauma Life Support) Program in Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, Rome.
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal “World Journal of Critical Care Medicine”, “Austin Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine “
He is a member of SIAARTI; he was member of the Coordination Group of the Neuroanesthesia and NeuroIntensive Care Study Group in the period 2009-2012. Member of Board of Group of NeuroAnesthesia and NeuroIntensive Care in the period 2019-2022
He carries out his research activity mainly in the field of Neurointensive care; he published around 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 4 book chapters.
H-index 9; Citations 433